Campfire Chai from Concentrate
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Warm, spicy, comforting chai. What can be better to drink while you’re sitting beside the campfire waiting for the rest of the group to wake up and make breakfast? This chai recipe is super easy to make and even easier to take with you on the next camping trip.  With only five ingredients, anybody can mix up this concentrate. Take a small jar with you and add to your favorite black tea or even coffee. Camping never seemed so glamorous. … Continue reading →

Victuals ~ Cookbook Review
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Stories of growing up in Appalachia blend into recipes for home cooking, Appalachia style. Ronni Lundy’s book Victuals is a great read. Lundy combines the stories of her childhood, stories of the people living in the region today and explanations of cooking techniques into this cookbook memoir. I loved this book, as it was an adventure, cultural education and cooking all rolled up inside one cover. … Continue reading →

Modern Potluck – Cookbook Review and Pimiento Cheese Recipe
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Modern Potluck is a cookbook for foodies who host or attend potluck dinners. That classic dinner plan of inviting your friends to attend and share a dish of their making has become trendy and hip!  The recipes in this book are based on traditional potluck fare, but modernized with a hipster twist. Ingredients are multi cultural and locally sourced. Dietary concerns are taken into consideration. It’s not your grandma’s potluck dinner! … Continue reading →