Food Friday: Buffalo “Chicken” Salad!

As I mentioned earlier this week I want to integrate some more content into my blog. The main focus will remain reviewing books and pairing recipes mentioned in those books with my reviews. However (again) as I said, I have so many original recipes that I've wanted to share with y'all but they've not coincided with any of my books so they just sit in my recipe book, un-shared. Granted, even when I explore a new recipe or style of food for my blog I make it a few times, making changes that fit my households pallets and to give it a little *original* flare. However, that's not really the same as a recipe I've been making and working on for months or years. So here I am, with my first official Food Friday post! Today's recipes is one of my husbands all time favorites and was originally inspired during our time doing Whole30 back in January. However, it's seriously morphed since then and is not Whole30 any longer.

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Review + Recipe: The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth + Chicken Parm Recipe!

Happy Publication Day to Sally Hepworth's The Mother-In-Law!! This was a super fun read that I had the pleasure of discussing with the wonderful members of the Traveling Sisters group on Goodreads. Go check out their review if you haven't already because it's amazing! In other news, my husbands future boss has scheduled us to go out to New Mexico in just under three weeks! It's all getting real and it's very exciting and nerve racking at the same time! Finding a house in a state you don't live in is turning out to be much more difficult than I previously anticipated. Anywho, time for my favorite line: Welcome back to the table readers! Today with my review I'll be giving y'all a lightened up chicken Parmesan recipe that's great for when you want to #treatyoself so stay tuned after the review!

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Recipes: Thanksgiving!

Happy two days after Thanksgiving which means, MERRY FRAKIN' CHRISTMAS MY DUDES! Or Happy Holidays, or happy Saturday or just happy day! No matter what you celebrate, if you celebrate or when you celebrate the holidays there's something absolutely *magical* for me about this time of year. If you haven't surmised by now - winter… Continue reading Recipes: Thanksgiving!

A Darker Shade of Magic Review + Stone’s Throw Fish & Chips Recipe!

Hello. Hi. Cheerio readers and welcome back to the table! This week we’ll continue our tour de force through worldly dishes! I honestly didn’t plan on this but it’s also been really fun to have it work out this way. So, anyway, back to why we’re all here. Today I’ll be bringing you a review… Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic Review + Stone’s Throw Fish & Chips Recipe!

Blogger Recognition Award!

Thank you to Entertainingly Nerdy for the nomination! I'm also new to the blogging game and networking can be so important so I appreciate the recognition and nomination so much! The Rules:  Thank the blogger that nominated you. Write a post to show your award. Give a brief story of how your blog started. Give… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award!

The Fourth Monkey Review + Slow Cooker Korean Beef Stew!

Welcome back to the table everyone! This week, I'll be featuring a review from The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker. Last week I came to you with a science fiction review (per the request of my husband, Colin) - well I'll let you guys know that apparently my group reading on Goodreads has ruined me for reading… Continue reading The Fourth Monkey Review + Slow Cooker Korean Beef Stew!

Leviathan Wakes Review + Mariner Valley (aka Martian) Skillet Lasagna!

Welcome back readers! This week I'll be featuring a review from Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey. I read this book because it's the favorite series of my husband and we've been reading a few books together recently. This is outside my comfort genres but in the end I really enjoyed it. My recipe this week is… Continue reading Leviathan Wakes Review + Mariner Valley (aka Martian) Skillet Lasagna!

Rust & Stardust Review + Luminous Lo Mein Recipe!

Well, here we are folks with my first post to the Recipe & A Read blog!! Today I'll be reviewing Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood along with a recipe for "Luminous" Lo Mein. Rust & Stardust  Initial Thoughts: Give me a moment while I roll up my podium, pull down the screen, power up… Continue reading Rust & Stardust Review + Luminous Lo Mein Recipe!