Tuesday, March 02, 2010

the possibilities...


This weekend I bought some new books.

But not the kind of books I usually buy.
These are cookbooks - for me!


I had been eyeing Katie Brown's Weekend's book on the clearance rack for a while.
Then when I found her Outdoor Entertaining book on the clearance rack too, I just couldn't resist.

Especially after reading this lovely ladies endorsement for Katie's work.


I have been a Katie fan for years, ever since she had a decorating show on Lifetime.
Oh, the good ole' days.


But more and more I find I want to cook, but I want to cook things that are simple & yummy.

I mean, I love Julia but simple she is not.


So Katie may just be my ticket.

I mean, she even has a recipe for Lamp Chops that I feel good about.


And cheese wafers! I swear she read my mind on this one...

Tonight will be the first true test however, because after pouring over both books this weekend, I have decided to try her Harvest Bread Pudding first.
I will let you know how it goes...

in the meantime you can check out Katie for yourself online here

6 comments:

  1. Those cheese wafers look like fun! I've seen that done and then you push them into muffin tins to make little bowls. It looks adorable, but I've never had a need for tiny cheese bowls.

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  2. I'm a fan of Katie's too and remember the Lifetime show fondly. I even went to a book-signing for her first cookbook ages ago. I really thought she'd eventually be as popular as Martha Stewart but I think other people (um, Rachel Ray) stole, what should have been, Katie's place. Katie was really sweet at the book-signing :)

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  3. FUN! Enjoy them!!
    Hugs, Lisa

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  4. YES! So glad you love her too. Arent those books fantastic? And why oh why were they on the clearance rack? I'll never understand that.

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  5. Oh, I love it when you give book recommendations. More, please.

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  6. It looks adorable, but I've never had a need for tiny cheese bowls.
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ok, really. tell me the truth... do these comments make me look fat?

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