Earlier this year Danny and I spent a weekend in Asheville where we had a romantic and delicious dinner at Cúrate. Chef Katie Button has since written a cookbook, Cúrate: Authentic Spanish Food from an American Kitchen, about her Spanish restaurant, and I reviewed it for the Tampa Bay Times. Continue reading
Thanksgiving is just a week away! My parents and sisters are traveling with us to Iowa City to spend the holiday with Danny’s family. Everyone’s so excited! But it’s been a busy November with trips to Chicago and New York City, and I haven’t gotten around to planning what I’ll be contributing to the dinner table this year. But I do know what we’ll be sipping on as we finish getting ready for Thanksgiving and slip into happy hour: Ginger Bourbon Cooler. Continue reading
Katie and I watched the movie Waitress back in college. We fell for the quirky little movie featuring Keri Russell, and we got really excited when we heard it was being made into a Broadway musical. Then Sara Bareilles made the soundtrack. We should go! To New York! So we did. And we figured we should bring our husbands along for an autumn trip to New York, too.
Alanna Taylor-Tobin, the blogger behind The Bojon Gourmet, makes gluten-free baking look so good. I’ve followed her blog for a long time and was excited to get my hands on her new cookbook, Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert With Gluten-Free Grains and Flours. Continue reading
It’s baked pasta season! It has finally cooled down here in Florida and this weekend was BEAUTIFUL. We opened the windows. We wore sweaters for the first time in a long time. I made pumpkin stuffed shells. Continue reading