Category Archives: Books

#HomemadeWithLove : Lunch with Jennie

Disclosure: I openly received the luncheon invite and gifts without any writing obligations. 100% my honest opinion. Affiliate link included. Recipes copied with permission from author. Disclosure policy here. In the elevator. Pushing a button for the 19th floor. “Where IS this event?” The elevator doors open and immediately, the comforting smells of home cooked…

Vienna Beef is “Top Dog” in Chicago

Frankfurter. Red Hot. Wiener. Coney. Meat in tube form. Weenie. Dirty water dog. You know what I’m talking about. No matter where you live in this country, no matter how good your think your local dog tastes, nothing tops a Chicago Style Vienna Beef hot dog. If you are from Chicago, or the surrounding area,…

Thank you, my Klout friends

Look what I received from Klout and Bravo Top Chef! To all of my friends who gave me “Klout” in the influential topic of food, thanks for making me a “Klout Foodie!” Because of your efforts, I was “perk’d” with a package that included: How to Cook Like a Top Chef Cookbook, Top Chef Tongs,…

A Slice of Organic Life – Rainwater Barrels

Did you know: If you leave a sprinkler on for an hour, it can use the same amount of water that a family of four normally uses in two days? Outside watering during the hottest part of the day can mean that 90% of the water evaporates? Up to 70% of the water demand on…

A Slice of Organic Life – Cinnamon Raisin Bread

By now, you’re sure to be living “A Slice of  Organic Life” by baking your own bread. How about mixing things up a bit? Between loaves of whole wheat, try making this Cinnamon Raisin bread. It’s delish. (I’m reposting this article from my other blog…because it just seems to belong here.) I’m sure you are…

A Slice of Organic Life – Make Bread

[donotprint] As I was sitting in my little library enjoying a cup of coffee, I recently noticed this book laying upon a shelf. For the life of me, I couldn’t remember when or where it came from. It’s called “A Slice of Organic Life” by Sheherazade Goldsmith (say that one two times fast.) It’s a…