Tex-Mex Beef and Rice (Cauliflower) Casserole recipe and Cookbook Review: Ready or Not! by Michelle Tam and Henry Fong (Nom Nom Paleo)

800OptaaDSC_2630aEver have one of those delicious vacations that you really need to atone for afterwards? I like to grab a paleo or vegan book then. I know! They’re opposite approaches, but I’ve had great luck with both, so I grab whichever I’m in the mood for. Here’s a paleo book that I love, Ready or Not!: 150+ Make-Ahead, Make-Over, and Make-Now Recipes by Nom Nom Paleo.

Here’s a recipe from the book you can try! Thanks to Michelle Tam for letting me share it with you! Continue reading “Tex-Mex Beef and Rice (Cauliflower) Casserole recipe and Cookbook Review: Ready or Not! by Michelle Tam and Henry Fong (Nom Nom Paleo)”

Cook book club?! Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen

PepinCook book clubs popped up in my feed. Cook book clubs?! I loved book club, and dinner club, so I was intrigued. The basic idea is that you get together with a group of friends each month. You all get the same cook book. You each pick a different recipe, and bring it to share. Everything is served at room temperature, and there’s no doubling of recipes, so it’s stress free. You rotate houses each month and the host gets to pick the title. Okay, that’s too awesome! The first month at my house. Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen. I’ll make two recipes so my non-cooking foodie husband can join in on the fun. Continue reading “Cook book club?! Jacques Pépin Heart & Soul in the Kitchen”