Size Matters.

Before the meat of the post, today’s recipe is vegan cuban style black beans and rice, so if you’re only here for the food, scroll down. Size matters. That’s the joke, right? Even if it’s true? You don’t want a BIG pain in the ass, you don’t want a SMALL serving of dark chocolate. So … Read more…

Savory Sweet Potato Pie Worth Killing Over

I am so mad at myself for never having reviewed a Tara Sivec book on R/E! Ok, so I’ve only read three at this point, but I’ve loved all three. I am a loser. But I’m a loser who makes you a savory sweet potato tart, so you can berate me after you eat and … Read more…

Rock Hard and Rearing to Go.

OMG. You guys, I think I have a thing for befanged grey men. First, it was Brishen in Radiance  by Grace Draven, and now? Daarik from Exile by Colleen Vanderlinden. Maybe I have a statue fetish I’ve not explored? Something about their stoney grace? I have a feeling I know who’s next… It’s the obvious first step into the … Read more…

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…

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…