Cooking with Cat: Bacon Egg Cups

Recipe courtesy of Tasty via Facebook.com. Ingredients 3 slices of bread 3 tbsp shredded cheese 6 slices of bacon, cooked 6 eggs Salt and pepper Directions Preheat oven to 400° Use a jar or cookie cutter to cut circles into each piece of...

Cooking With Cat: Crockpot Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Recipe courtesy of pinchofyum.com. Ingredients 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 cups mirepoix (mixture of chopped onions, celery, and carrots) 1-2 tsp dried basil 1-2 tsp Italian seasoning 1 tsp poultry seasoning 1 tsp salt 4 cups chicken broth 2 tbsp cornstarch...

Read On: The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian by Andy Weir is a truly compelling sci-fi novel that utilizes actual science for a believable, edge-of-your-seat adventure that stands apart from all the others. However, that originally wasn’t the plan. Weir...

Read On: Mosquitoland by David Arnold

Mosquitoland is a delightful gem by David Arnold that needs to be added to all young adult genre lovers’ must-read lists. It’s a coming-of-age adventure novel of a very special young girl that will...

Cooking with Cat: Chicken Bacon Pasta

Chicken Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomato in Garlic Cream Sauce Recipe courtesy of www.juliasalbum.com. INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil 1 lb. chicken (breast or tenders) 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp Italian seasoning (thyme, oregano, basil—combined) 5 medium tomatoes, chopped into...

Read On: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

“Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet. 1977, May 3, six thirty in the morning, no one knows anything but this innocuous fact: Lydia is late for breakfast.” This opening line in...

Cooking With Cat: Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

Recipe courtesy of foodnetwork.com. INGREDIENTS 2 medium zucchinis (about a pound) 1 tbsp olive oil ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese ¼ cup plain dry breadcrumbs ⅛ tsp salt Freshly ground black pepper, to taste DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat a baking...

Read On: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Quite a bit of hype has been surrounding The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, earning it the hefty compliment and responsibility of being “the next Gone Girl” (phenomenal book). All the buzz...

Cooking With Cat: Bourbon, Bacon, & Brown Sugar Monkey Bread

Recipe courtesy of cookingwithcakes.com. Ingredients 2 cans Pillsbury Grands Buttermilk Biscuits (15 oz. each) 8 oz. bacon 1 cup dark brown sugar ½ cup white sugar ¾ cup butter 5 tbsp bourbon 1 tsp cinnamon Crisco/cooking spray to grease Directions Chop bacon into chunks....

Read On: The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

Jennifer McMahon brings readers a classic ghost story with a twist in her 2014 novel The Winter People. McMahon will have you guessing and hanging on by a thread, chilled to the bone, and...