Downton Friday: Cookbooks, Calendars, & Giveaways

FTC Disclaimer: the cookbook and the calendar were given to me for review purposes. First up for Downton Friday, we have Larry Edwards’s Edwardian Cooking: 80 Recipes Inspired by Downton Abbey’s Elegant Meals. This is neatly bound, with a lovely dust jacket and pages filled with period illustrations of ingredients, cooking apparatuses, and utensils. The …

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My Thanksgiving

I decided to give my grandmother a break and fix the entire Thanksgiving meal. It was fun and a bit stressful, but when my family sat down to eat, it was all worth it. I really want to thank all of the great food blogs out there because without them, we would have relied upon …

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A Little Bit of Titanic on Thanksgiving

On the Memorial Wall at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Luxor, next to a list of passenger names is a quote from Jack Foster that reads, “We are all passengers on the Titanic.” The Belfast philosopher understood that The Ship was a small representation of the world; both in its time almost 100 years ago, …

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