I Only Have Ghost Eyes For You.

Today’s post includes my children’s two favorite things: Chinese mythology and the Perfect Bubble Tea. My children, The Captain and The Peanut are 50% Chinese. When I first started buying books for them, I looked for books about that huge piece of their heritage, because, let’s face it, it’s not like the white narrative is … Read more…

Life Changing Books on Reader/Eater

Lady in Red.

(read on for foolproof falafel and white sauce!) The Reading: I fully admit that I belong to a fandom or two. I have read and could re-read everything Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Stephen King, Kurt Vonnegut, Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth Hunter, Octavia Butler, Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, Daphne duMaurier…and on and on–have written. I never tire … Read more…

Remember the Ladies. (Spicy Food and Books for Spicy Women!)

Today’s recipe does not at all go with the review. It was not inspired by the book, or the time period. This is because the book takes place in Colonial America and the food just seemed inedible to me. They didn’t have access to much sugar or salt or, you know, TEA, so it looks … Read more…