The title of this post paraphrases a reviewer’s quote on the back cover of Rheta Grimsley Johnson’s Poor Man’s Provence: Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana. […]
The cold winter weather has me thinking about travel, vacation, and escape from the snow! This week’s storytime was all about travel and adventure.My first […]
Most people love to eat and have cherished memories of meals they’ve shared over the years with friends and family. If you’ve ever read Peter Mayle, Frances Mayes or Carol Drinkwater, you know exactly what I mean. Their memoirs, while not technically in the culinary genre, all describe the planning and execution of those meals in a very personal way.
People all around the world were affected by Hurricane Katrina in August of 2005 as it unfolded in all its ugliness and ferocity on television, […]
When you discover that Susan Gilman, author of the exotically titled Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven, is already an accomplished and published writer you may have trouble […]
How sinfully delicious it can be to read culinary memoirs. The stories are entertaining, often quite humorous and the descriptions of the food may be mouth watering but, luckily, not caloric. […]