Epi makes appearance in Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Epipen toters and allergy-alert pals . . . the new animated film Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs shines a light on Epipens and peanut allergies. The food allergy scene hit home with my allergy-alert family . . . ready with a chance of . . . peanut brittle.

Julia takes the cake

Birthdays bind us and help mark occasions and honor traditions. With everything “Julia” in August, including Julia Child’s birthday (August 15), explore the art of her cooking, and sharing at the table. You’ll find the party-perfect menu from Julia’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking in the August issue of bon appétit. I went straight for the […]

Off the menu at SXSW . . . food or the respect of food?

Resting off the menu of Austin’s SXSW Monday evening  . . . the table, food, drink. Whole Foods Market and Go Texan hosted the Austin360 Food & Wine Blogger Bash at WFM Culinary Center. With local chefs Jesse Griffiths of Dai Due, and Tyson Cole of Uchi positioned as heads at this table, they elevated the food platform and […]

Movies from March

March was a mixed bag for movies.  Mind you, I rarely get to the new releases so you’ll see some dated films here.  What I’d love to hear is what’s showing in the French countryside, Ms. N.? Here’s a recap of the movies I squeezed in around all the writing, reading, chopping, prepping and cooking: […]