A Jubilee Experience

April 9, 2021 Hallelujah! After spending most of a year locked down and masked up, the Cookbook Club is fully vaccinated, which means a celebration, or “Jubilee”. We chose Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin as we celebrated spring and our friendship. Dee was the hostess, and we tookContinue reading “A Jubilee Experience”

Je Voudrais Un Steak Frite S’il Vous Plais!

October 16, 2020 October of 2020 … we naively thought the worst of the pandemic was over. And it was so good to get together, since we had barely seen each other during the lockdown. We decided to be super indulgent and chose My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz as our cookbook for the meal.Continue reading “Je Voudrais Un Steak Frite S’il Vous Plais!”

The “Ultimutt” Dog Party

September 25, 2020 Since Cookbook Club events were few and far between this year, I wanted to include something we did for our furry pals that our friends Jamie and Karen hosted. I mean who doesn’t love dogs?!?! And who doesn’t love a dog party?!?! No cooking at this party … appetizers, pizza, and booze.Continue reading “The “Ultimutt” Dog Party”

Dim Sum Very Nice Dumplings You Have There

September 4, 2020 In between Cookbook Club events, we still get together and cook. Well, usually Nancy does the cooking, and we do the eating. Nancy and Laura love dim sum and dumplings, so …. Dumpling Party! The menu consisted of shrimp toast, shrimp and pork dumplings, and Chinese spareribs with black bean sauce, andContinue reading “Dim Sum Very Nice Dumplings You Have There”

Smitten with The Smitten Kitchen

July 10, 2020 The best laid plans of mice and men oft go astray … or something like that! Our intention was to have Cookbook Club once a month. The first one was in February, so the second one should be in March … correct? Well, not in 2020. COVID raised its ugly head andContinue reading “Smitten with The Smitten Kitchen”