Gone Girl

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Gone Girl

I haven’t stayed up late to finish a book in a long time, but this one really hooked me. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn starts out as the story of a Manhattanite couple who lose their jobs and relocate to the husband’s home town in Missouri to care for his ailing, aging parents. He gets … Read more

Martha Mondays: Blueberry Crisp

I chose this recipe for today’s Martha Mondays. I recently spent some time with the new Martha’s American Food cookbook (disclosure: the publisher sent me a copy after I requested it). This is a really great collection of regional specialties from around the country. I have marked a lot of recipes I want to try! The … Read more

Porch Lights

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Porch Lights

I always read Dorothea Benton Frank’s books, even though honestly, I’m never too excited about the plots. I have a thing for the Low Country, where all of her books take place. This is also why I read Anne Rivers Siddons’ books. And I read Elin Hildebrand’s books because they take place on Nantucket and … Read more

Wellfleet: An Insider’s Guide to Cape Cod’s Trendiest Town

I was given a review copy of this beautiful ebook, Wellfleet: An Insider’s Guide to Cape Cod’s Trendiest Town by the author, Alexandra Grabbe and I wanted to share it with my readers. I’ve driven through Wellfleet and must admit I didn’t understand the treasures to be found there. Now that I have Grabbe’s guide, … Read more

Becoming Sister Wives

Ok, I’m coming out. I sometimes watch the TLC show Sister Wives. And I just read (ok, skimmed) their book. Not familiar? Here’s the deal. The reality show follows the life of one fundamentalist Mormon (NOT part of a Warren Jefs cult, but definitely much more mainstream in lifestyle) and his 4 wives and their … Read more

I was recently interviewed by the Buffalo News about writing your own cookbook. The piece is out today, if you’d like to take a peek. I enjoyed doing the interview, but did not enjoy the photo shoot (!)  and they ended up using art anyhow so it was a waste of time. It’s a great … Read more

Live Fearlessly

My friend Alisa Bowman recently co-authored a book called Be Fear Less. Yes, this falls outside of what I normally write about here, but I couldn’t help myself. I needed to write about it. And, yes, the publisher sent me a review copy, but I would have bought this book if they hadn’t. Alisa is … Read more

Winner

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Congrats to Tamarsw who won a copy of The Muffin Tin Cookbook!

GIVEAWAY!

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GIVEAWAY!

I’m celebrating the publication of my new book, The Muffin Tin Cookbook, which has 200 recipes for all types of dishes made in muffin tins: appetizers, entrees, sides, breakfast, desserts, mini-pies, breads, and much more, as well some muffin and cupcake recipes. Muffin tin cooking is great for portion control: one “muffin” cup is one … Read more

Introducing The Muffin Tin Cookbook!

My new cookbook, The Muffin Tin Cookbook, has just been released by Adams Media. This fun book is filled with 200 recipes for entrees, sides, appetizers, bread, desserts, breakfasts, and much more all made in muffin tins. The creative and delicious recipes are perfect to help you maintain portion control – each cup is one … Read more