Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken

Put this on the “must-try” list! If you haven’t eaten at Gus’s, you are missing out! I love their tenders … they are amazingly flavourful and juicy. The staff are friendly and attentive, and as many time as I’ve gotten take-out, it’s always the same great quality. They’re also quick! I can call when I… Continue reading Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken

Friday Tuna, Cordova

My family full of picky eaters loves Friday Tuna. I discovered it by accident … I wanted sushi and stopped in while out running errands. I didn’t understand what the host asked me, and ended up at the teppanyaki grill. Let me tell you, that was one amazing and unexpected lunch! Not only did I… Continue reading Friday Tuna, Cordova

Go Right, a collection of short stories

Sara Roberts Jones has a knack for turning the mundane into the mysterious and intriguing. Who else could take a handful of errands, a savings box linked to a couple’s sex life, a simple canoe trip, or an old man lying on his porch and turn them into compelling short stories that you can’t put… Continue reading Go Right, a collection of short stories

Conquering Insulin Resistance Made Easy!

Anyone who reads my reviews knows that I am an unapologetic Dana Carpender fangirl. Her recipes never disappoint, and I have always appreciated her ability to explain complex nutritional concepts in a way that the average reader can easily understand. So I was intrigued when I learned of her collaboration with Dr. Rob Thompson on… Continue reading Conquering Insulin Resistance Made Easy!

Great Addition to the Low-Carb or Ketogenic Library

Dana Carpender never disappoints, and with the Fat Fast Cookbook from CarbSmart Press, she hits it out of the park! The first half of the book is packed with information on what a fat fast is, why you’d want to do one, and what you can expect during the process. She emphasizes that this is… Continue reading Great Addition to the Low-Carb or Ketogenic Library

LYFE Kitchen Memphis

You only get one chance at a good first impression. Tonight was my first chance to visit the new LYFE Kitchen in Memphis. And I’m disappointed. Since it was a Friday night and I arrived a little before 6:30, I expected a crowd. And a wait. In that, I was not disappointed. (No worries. I… Continue reading LYFE Kitchen Memphis

The Song

So … I just got blindsided by a movie. Yeah. I went to the theatre expecting to see the love story of Solomon and the Shulamite translated into modern times. I came out of the theatre having seen a good movie, but definitely not Solomon and the Shulamite. Or Christ and his bride. Let me… Continue reading The Song

Daily Minyan: An Adult Perspective

It is probably very strange for a 45-year-old shikse to review a book intended for Jewish men. But the premise intrigued me: praying meaningfully and appropriately for your age and stage of life. Let the liturgy and the rules of prayer draw you into a deeper and more intellectual spiritual experience. For readers unfamiliar with… Continue reading Daily Minyan: An Adult Perspective