Food and Wine
“ On Thursday, the sandwiches Greenie made were pork tenderloins with chipotle mustard, the soup a puree of beets and pears with Beaujolais wine and dill. For dessert, she made lemon wafers, rosewater marshmallows, and Amazon cake powdered with cocoa. Ray said, eyeing her preparations that morning. "Fancy schmancy. That soup looks like something we'd serve to folks from the White House." Greenie said simply, "Thank you. ”
“ He produced a wide silver tray with wrought handles that was piled with sliced bread, grapes, apricots, oranges, apples, cheeses, and a goblet of red wine, and put it on the bed. "Wine?" I asked. I wanted a cup of tea. "Your blood needs its elements. Drink at least some of it." He sat on the bed next to me. "You must eat now. You will need your strength." At that moment, the pungent aroma of the cheeses, the sharp citrus of sliced oranges, and the yeasty smell of the bread overrode both my fear ...more ”
A group started out of a love of Washington wineries and wine and the food that accompanies it p…more
[close] A group started out of a love of Washington wineries and wine and the food that accompanies it perfectly. We'll feature books about food and wine, wine travel and tourism, and Washington State.
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[close] we need to come up with a name for our book-club....main aim to read a book and join for drinks, chats and a book discussion ona regular interval..this will be updated after our first get-together...
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"Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the lar…more
[close] "Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the largest history and nonfiction group on Goodreads and these are some of our Focus Areas. We have welcomed worldwide members from over 171 countries; we are a large international group which spans the globe. Discussions: Bentley leads the Federalist Papers - which is a long term discussion. Becoming by Michelle Obama is a spotlighted discussion and open. Evicted discussion is open. This is a Buddy Read led by Bentley. The Return: Fathers, Sons, and the Land in Between (Libya) - a BOTM by Hisham Matar discussion is ongoing. Winter is Coming (Russia and Putin) by Garry Kasparov was kicked off (2/18) and is open. Become a Free Reader (only at the HBC) - we will tell you how. Currently Free Reading Salt and The Threat by Andrew McCabe Challenge: Land of the Morning Calm - the Two Koreas - sign up here - https://www.goodreads.com/challenges/8672-land-of-the-morning-calm---the-two-koreas-challenge Find Challenges for the Two Koreas, Ireland, Japan here - You can scroll through them and join the challenge that interests you.
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Join author Whitney Gaskell as she discusses her new book, TABLE FOR SEVEN. This group will run…more
[close] Join author Whitney Gaskell as she discusses her new book, TABLE FOR SEVEN. This group will run April 15 - May 15, 2013.
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