“As we were leaving his place last night, Fred pulled me aside and expressed con…

“As we were leaving his place last night, Fred pulled me aside and expressed concern that Mikey’s internal organs were going to disintegrate, given that he seems to subsist on a diet of Crunchwrap Supremes from Taco Bell, so I don’t know if this is a huge compliment.” 💙 • Loved this one! So cute, … Read more

Made this Southern Thai Style Fried Chicken for this week’s hosted by from Mil…

Made this Southern Thai Style Fried Chicken for this week’s hosted by cookinglikeimeanit from Milk Street- The New Rules. The chicken was marinated in a spice mixture and the same spice mix was sprinkled at the end too. Gave it a lot of flavor. The sweet chili sauce was the perfect compliment to the spiced … Read more

“When he got there, they handed him a fifth of scotch without a word, called the…

“When he got there, they handed him a fifth of scotch without a word, called the cops, and then vanished.” 🧡 • Before oprahsbookclub told me to read this, prose_and_palate told me to check this out and they were both not wrong !!! This is a smart, witty and thoroughly entertaining book about the residents … Read more

“Downstairs, he poured himself a double shot of tequila- something he hadn’t don…

“Downstairs, he poured himself a double shot of tequila- something he hadn’t done since the Tex-Mex hoedown at the Legion Hall two summers ago.” 💙 • Read this with a group hosted by thebookclubmom and we have been reading Kristin Hannah backlist books! This story was really predictable and melodramatic. I am a huge fan … Read more

Cooked along with hosted by with these Greens with Walnuts, Parmesan and Pance…

Cooked along with hosted by cookinglikeimeanit with these Greens with Walnuts, Parmesan and Pancetta Vinaigrette from Milk Street- Tuesday Nights. You can see my salad is softened from the warm vinaigrette and it was a way to soften the greens. I didn’t have shaved Parmesan so I used shredded so you don’t see the gorgeous … Read more

“After we get our food and sit down, Drew immediately takes a huge bite of his B…

“After we get our food and sit down, Drew immediately takes a huge bite of his Big Mac.” ❤️ • This was my first read with thechicklitbookclub and it was sooo much fun ! I wasn’t sure if I would be able to keep up with the pace but it was so much fun and … Read more

“I’m just somehow magically transported to his place and there I sit in his favo…

“I’m just somehow magically transported to his place and there I sit in his favorite chair with a cup of strong coffee in my hands.” ❤️ • Phenomenal. By the first few pages, I already knew this was going to be a 5 star read and it did not disappoint. What an amazing debut by … Read more

Made this Filipino Pork Adobo for this week’s hosted by from Milk Street: Fas…

Made this Filipino Pork Adobo for this week’s hosted by cookinglikeimeanit from Milk Street: Fast and Slow which has recipes you can use in the instantpotofficial ! Thank you voraciousbooks for this gifted book 💚 This dish was amaaazing – the whole family loved it and the flavors were so authentic. Such a homey and … Read more

“I’m thinking about tacos, guacamole, and a margarita… then a hot bath and a c…

“I’m thinking about tacos, guacamole, and a margarita… then a hot bath and a couple of Tylenol, not necessarily in that order.” 💙 • This book is about 3 women- Elise, Carmen and Dee Dee, who come together after a yoga class and find out they have something in common – their mothers’ deaths. This … Read more

This chicken and dumpling instant pot recipe from The Step-by-Step Instant Pot c…

This chicken and dumpling instant pot recipe from The Step-by-Step Instant Pot cookbook by pressureluckcooking was so fun to make and delicious! My daughter shot a little video so check out the IGTV post to see us making this one ! Thank you voraciousbooks for this gifted cookbook! 🧡 • • •