In Children of Liberty, a love story between a Sicilian immigrant and a high-society son of a wealthy Boston merchant set at the turn of the twentieth century, bananas a
In The One I Left Behind, Reggie and Vera’s return to Monique’s Wish is heralded by a kitchen disaster involving pan-fried trout. This recipe is the one that I imagine Lorraine would have
Pen eats this for breakfast in the Philippines, as do I—greedily–every time I go there, every chance I get! We call it “sticky rice” and serve it with a mango sliced in half (discard the see
Throughout The Passing Bells, a romance slowly blossoms between American journalist Martin Rilke and former Abingdon Pryory maid Ivy Thaxton, though they only have snatches of time togethe
Sometimes you just need to indulge in the simple pleasures in life – comfort food is one of them!
When Naveen invites Anna over for dinner in The Secret of the Nightingale Palace, he cooks an elaborate chicken curry.
Author of this month's book, Erin Duffy, gave us this guacamole recipe! Pair it with Sutter Home's Pinot Grigio.
Everyone loves this pie, which I got from a Taste of Home cookbook, which in turn I got from my grandmother, who, bless her heart, has always tried to help me become more domestic.
For The Secrets of Mary Bowser, I would of course go with a dish that has a secret ingredient, something that makes the flavors richer and more complex than you might expect. After all, M
Serve this Double Shot Chocolate Cake with sweetened whipped cream or best-quality vanilla ice cream.
Warning: Once your friends taste these wings, you’re going to be asked to bring them to gatherings for the rest of your life – just so you’ll know.
This recipe has been handed down from my grandmother – who gained the nickname Gams when I was a toddler – to my mother and finally to me.
My dad was an avid duck/goose hunter.
One of my favorite characters in Proof of Heaven is Sean—a firefighter, who is the life of the party.
On the coast of Maine, in a large Victorian house, 91-year-old Vivian Daly lives alone. Her housekeeper, Terry, is justly famous for her soups and chowders (though she has little interest in clean
This Tomato Tart is a popular dish served as a first course, or with a green salad for a simple lunch. It’s delicious and sophisticated, yet takes very little time and few ingredients.
In All the Summer Girls, some of Dani’s favorite memories are of spending time at her father’s beach house in Avalon, New Jersey with her best friends Kate and Vanessa.
One of the joys of summer on the East End of Long Island is the local seafood and vegetables.
As a group of essentially parentless siblings, we had the freedom to play when we wanted, where we wanted, and how we wanted.