December 31, 2019

review: fast lane, by kristen ashley

It’s been a while since a book has stayed with me long after I put it down. Fast Lane was that book. Which is ironic, because the author, Kristen Ashley, was inspired to write this book after reading Daisy Jones & the Six, a book that stayed with her. She said it was the first time she had prolonged reading a book because she was enjoying it so much. I haven’t read Daisy Jones & the Six, but you better believe it’s on my TBR list for 2020. (Ashley also cites truly listening to the lyrics of the The Eagles song, Life in the Fast Lane, as added inspiration.) Fast Lane is written in an interview format. The narrator, whose identity is…

garlic, butter shrimp scampi

Initially, I paused in blogging about this recipe. Then I realized how I could help it! And to be fair, I did go back for seconds of the original recipe. This is another quick, week-night meal that I think would pair nicely with a simple side salad. Let me know what you think! Original recipe is from How to Nest For Less. Ingredients 8 ounces of whole wheat angel hair pasta 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4...

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baltimore eatery: grano emporio

A few weeks ago, my girlfriends and I stumbled upon a small restaurant in the heart of Hampden, an area of downtown Baltimore. We originally had reservations some place else, but a super fast change in direction landed us literally across the street at the most charming local Italian eatery–a split second decision that couldn’t have had better results if we tried. We walked into Grano Emporio and while small and packed on a...

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friday inspiration

 

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friday inspiration

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skillet chicken–guest post!

This is my blog’s first guest post and I am super excited to feature friend and fellow-foodie–Michelle! She is a master in the kitchen, preparing delectable dishes with healthy options. So, without further adieu… Michelle P. I’m so excited to be doing my first ever blog post for my dear friend, Tara–and on one of my favorite topics, FOOD! I love making delicious and healthy dinners for my family. Since it’s a grey, damp winter day I’m...

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the edible bookmark–coming soon!

First and foremost, THANK YOU!!!, to all who have, are, and continue to support me as my blog career grows. And the evolution continues! Over the next several weeks and beyond, tlfinney.com will be getting another facelift and even more exciting, will be changing its name: tlfinney will become the edible bookmark! The URL, http://theediblebookmark.com is already up and running, so please be sure to add http://theediblebookmark.com to your address books, favorites, share with your friends, family, co-workers…you...

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