Some would rather gag on a gourd instead of enjoy the onslaught of pumpkin inspired products that crop up this time of year. I, unfortunately for those of you, am not one of your people. No matter if it’s lattes, candles, or baked goods, if it’s got pumpkin in it I’m going for it. Autumn, especially in Pittsburgh, is a […]
Rain, rain, go away… and if that doesn’t work, take a look at these 5 suggestions to keep your head above water (see what I did there?) during times of endless rainfall in Pittsburgh.
What’s better than a good love story? How about a book about recipes? Or a book that takes you to a specific time or place in history? What about a book with magic and humor?
Marlene Matar’s The Aleppo Cookbook: Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria, is a delicious dedication to a city and its food. If I could, I would eat only olives, beans and bread for the rest of my life, and I just might be able to with this book in hand. Matar presents us with a plethora of dishes, from a simple lentil stew to more complex creations like stuffed lamb dumplings. Still, each recipe is easy to follow and most include adaptations for the more adventurous cook.
Tired of making the same few recipes over and over again? In this post, I give a quick and dirty run-down of my recent adventures with cookbooks I checked out of the Library! From peanut butter pie to autumn crostini, I’m sure you will find something enticing to try.
In March of this year I became a vegetarian. It happened by accident at first. I went a week without eating meat by chance and decided to run with it. Now, I didn’t have a problem with cooking without meat, hence the happenstance week without meat, but I have been exploring different vegetarian cookbooks since then, and I’ve found some excellent titles at the library! Take a look!