Beauty and the Beast Inspired Three Cheese Soufflé & Lemon Thyme Green Tea

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It’s rare that I feature a film currently showing in theaters, however, the 2017 live action version of the original Disney animated Beauty and the Beast is one of those charming films that I couldn’t resist doing. It takes me back to my childhood days when I watched it repeatedly on video and I’m sort of stirred to go to Read More …

French Kiss Movie Night & Macarons

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February’s Pick for A Fork & A Flick is French Kiss. French Kiss was filmed on location in Paris, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of southeastern France, and Cannes. With some of the most photogenic cities on earth, and cinematography that makes love to the locations, this film is a charmer for Valentine’s Day. The film’s soundtrack itself will put you Read More …

Meet Me In St. Louis Old Fashioned Chocolate Sauce on Ice Cream

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Here I am featuring another movie based on a book generated from newspaper published short stories for our first A Fork & A Flick Friday of this year. I’m going to a classic film to start off the New Year and one that also allows us to travel through the seasons that are yet to come. Often considered a Christmas classic for Read More …

“What’s Cooking?” For A Fork & A Flick Friday

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“What’s Cooking?” invites you to Thanksgiving and although over a decade old, I think this is a befitting movie to reflect on and enjoy this month of November. The film didn’t really receive many accolades with its release at the turn of the millennium, but Roger Ebert spoke well of it and stated “In recent years most Thanksgiving movies have Read More …

The Chef Movie for A Fork & A Flick Friday With Tostones

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It’s time for A Fork & A Flick Friday again! Today, I have a foodie movie that will take you on a culinary road trip with some of the tastiest food truck cuisine between L.A. and Miami. The Chef is a movie that takes you on a journey and teaches you that whether it’s a super-trendy restaurant or a tiny Read More …

Eat Pray Love & Sicilian Watermelon Pudding

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It’s a new month and we are doing A Fork & A Flick Friday. For this first Friday of the month we are featuring Eat Pray Love. The famous 2010 movie starring Julia Roberts and Javier Bardem, is originally a book based on the life of author Elizabeth Gilbert. This year is the 10th anniversary of the publication of Eat Read More …

Monsoon Wedding Inspired Poached Mangoes with Marigold Infused Honey

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Honey is a wonderful natural source for sweetening our food…nature’s gift…from the Creator, the bees, and the flowers. The bees hover around the marigolds, gathering pollen to make honey. How can the two not be a beautiful combination as they are rooted in each other. Marigold-infused honey is a combination of the beautiful golden color of honey and its sweetness with Read More …