Easy, cheesy, tomatoey pasta? Yes please! Try this social media inspired, easy pasta dish and before you can say “TikTok” the serving bowl is empty!

Before I go any further I have an admission. I don’t have TikTok and probably never will. I’m in my 50s and it just seemed…


Chances are that you have never heard of Corn Relish. Corn relish is a traditional Southern condiment including the use of cooked corn kernels and is spiced with red and green bell peppers, mustard seed, and equal parts sugar and cider vinegar. There are various types of recipes for Corn…


Cookboks provide a touchstone within our life and provides windows into the future as well.

I think it’s important if you’re going to write a cookbook, it should sound like you are talking — it should be things you actually believe, otherwise I’m not interested.Anthony Bourdain

Cooking a pot…


Food writing when not a professional chef, things may not be as they seem.

The secret of good cooking is, first, having a love of it… If you’re convinced that cooking is drudgery, you’re never going to be good at it, and you might as well warm up something frozen.
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Crumb cake is one of the simplest pastries you can make for your family or brunch. Simple, elegant and delicious! How can something so crumby be so good?

Growing up, I had a weakness for the crumb cakes sold by Hostess and Entenmann’s. Both were very decadent and always made…


The book “Plenty” is a memoir that looks at new motherhood, relationships, family and surviving in the world of food. Howard also authored “Feast” in 2018

“I have more freedom when I write fiction, but my memoirs have had a much stronger impact on my readers. Somehow the ‘message’, even…


It’s hard to believe now, but fall and cooler temperatures are coming. When they do, try this dessert on for size. You can say I tempted you! But don’t worry, you won’t be banished from the Garden of Eaten!

When I want a quick dessert to make in the fall…


I gave “From Crook to Cook” a serious read, and I loved what I saw. I think you will too! Give this cookbook your undivided attention. You will be glad you did.

I have never listened too much Snoop Dogg over the years. I remember one of his first videos…


Proust’s Questionnaire is as old as most modern magazines, but the question begs to be asked…what are YOUR answers?

Marcel Proust Character Questionnaire

The below list of questions was created by the noted French author Marcel Proust who had invented this questionnaire. These questions are frequently used in interviews, and have been used in…


The Natural Witch’s Cookbook by Lisanna Wallance was a fun and informative cookbook. I didn’t, however, expect to be wowed by her cooking expertise. This book is worth a look!

Over the years, I’ve collected many cookbooks that were attributed to “kitchen witchery.” Sometimes these were fun tomes with seasonal…

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Dean Jones is a Librarian, Cookbook Reviewer, and writer. Dean lives in the SF Bay Area with his lovely wife and their six kids. wellseasonedlibrarian@gmail.com

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