Under The Tuscan Sun Limoncello

As we stroll into June we can reflect on the many turns that the sixth month of the year represent.  According to the Roman calendar, June is named after the Roman goddess Juno, the goddess of marriage.  Perhaps that is why so many young brides crave a June wedding, aside from the very pleasant weather that…

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Nora Ephron Inspired Maryland Crab Cakes for “You’ve Got Mail” Movie Night

The movie “You’ve Got Mail” has plenty of foodie scenes.  Why wouldn’t it?  The film is directed and co-written by Nora Ephron, who was a food lover and the author of Heartburn, a novel in which recipes are threaded through the whole along with anecdotes which drive the story along and humanize the narrator and lead…

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

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…

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French Kiss Movie Night & Macarons

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…

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

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…

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The Holiday Movie & Hot Chocolate With Marshmallows

This is my final A Fork & A Flick Friday for this year. As the year will soon come to an end and the holiday season is upon us, a film that suits the tone with a pleasant dose of holiday cheer is only befitting. As, I’m a fan of rom-coms, I went with The…

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

“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…

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

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…

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