Making A Legendary Chef’s “Crusty Chicken!” We are in the last weeks of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, so I am honoring some of the most legendary Chefs of all time! Well, it wasn’t really a battle – Jacques… Read More ›
Making A Provencal “Pan Bagnat!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Patricia Wells Making Nice!
Who Wants A Sandwich? More precisely, who wants a “Pan Bagnat?” It’s a sandwich so culturally important that one city has rules on how you are allowed to make it! Patricia Wells Knows How To Cook! This pile of cookbooks… Read More ›
Exploring The World – By Train! From Tibet To Siberia! Riding The Orient Express!
Welcome To “The Roof Of The World!” This unbelievable image is from Lhasa, Tibet. This area in central Asia, which includes Mt. Everest, is known as the “roof of the world.” I just read a book that took me on… Read More ›
The Beauty Of Provence! My Travel Challenge Day #9 Showcases The Food Of Patricia Wells And Vaison la Romaine!
Who’s Up For a #TravelChallenge? This is the entrance to the classic village of Vaison la Romaine in Provence. My latest installment in the ten day #TravelChallenge heads to the south of France for a visual feast. You see, the… Read More ›
Stand Atop The Rock Of Gibraltar! Who Knew There Were Monkeys? My “Wanderlust” To Climb The “Pillars Of Hercules!”
Climbing The “Pillars Of Hercules!” Whenever people ask me “where do you want to go next?”, I end up rattling off a half dozen of my “must see” places. But, reading a book recently, I now must add the “Pillars… Read More ›
The Delicious Life Of Patricia Wells! Wednesday’s Bookmobile Heads To Provence For Her Memoir!
Time To Celebrate The Terrific Cookbook Author Patricia Wells! This Wednesday’s Bookmobile is heading to France to hang out with one of the greatest and most prolific Cookbook Authors ever – Patricia Wells, who along with bestselling cookbooks also wrote… Read More ›
Seeing The “Real” Russia! The “Weekly Bookmobile” Arrives At “Midnight In Siberia”!
Time To Head To Siberia – The Bookmobile Boards The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! As we all know, there’s been ALL THIS TALK ABOUT RUSSIA. Yet, even with all that chatter, we discuss it as a thing, not as a country… Read More ›
Cooking On A French Riviera Yacht! Joining A Saucier’s Apprentice! Two Great Books On Food! Delicious Recipes Too!
Want Some “Crazy Fish?” If you like the look of this dish, then this is the post for you – because I’ve got two books that celebrate incredible food like this, with recipes! Let me set the stage: Imagine Life… Read More ›
Three Travel Books That Inspire “Wanderlust!” Planes! Trains And Automobiles To The Far Corners Of The World!
Three Travel Books That Gave Me Wanderlust! I love books. I love to read. I love to travel. I am about to take a plane, a boat, a train and who knows what else…with that setup, I also know there… Read More ›
Adventures In Russia – “Midnight In Siberia” By Train! A Terrific Memoir! How Russian Culture Feels About The US!
Time To Head To Siberia – by The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! I love travel books, especially when they delve into the real lives of the people who live in the country being visited. In this case, a terrific book hears… Read More ›