I’m back to share a great book with you this week. The Junior League of Annopolis, Inc. published the award winning A THYME TO ENTERTAIN IN 2007. The book is filled with menu suggestiions and the great traditions of Annapolis. At first glance, you will want to plan to entertain family and friends. There are [...]

Fright Night Food

I was searching for a great fright night recipe and found this great gourmet guide to edible insects. CREEPY CRAWLY CUISINE BY Julieta Ramos-Elorduy, Ph.D. was published in 1998. You can’t stop turning the pages – the recipes just keep getting better and better. I finally settled on the following recipe for my offering at [...]

Fright Night Cupcakes

This frightful little cupcake book “Lily Vanilli in A Zombie ate my Cupcake” is a celebration of baking in the year of the zombie. This little gem was just published in 2010 and is perfect for the upcoming holiday. There is a recipe for every occasion – Day of the Dead cupcakes for the potluck [...]

The Sweeter Side of Carolina

Hello out there to all my fellow cookbook collectors.  When I thought about sharing my collection with others I was trying to decide on a method of selection.  Well, these two wonderful North Carolina books just tumbled off the shelf into my lap.  The first book NORTH CAROLINA AND OLD SALEM COOKERY BY Elizabeth Hedgecock Sparks [...]