Floodwater Punch from The Titled World by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly

To celebrate this week’s paperback release of critically acclaimed historical novel, The Tilted World by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly we’re mixing up a batch of Floodwater Punch. Set in 1927 as rains are swelling the mighty Mississippi and the river threatens to overflow, an extraordinary tale of murder and moonshine, sandbagging and saboteurs … Continue reading

Emeril’s Kicked-Up Sandwiches: Ginger Ice Cream Sandwiches with Ginger Molasses Cookies

I love making ice cream. I think it’s miraculous the way frozen cream can capture such diverse flavors, and then deliver them to my taste buds in such a way that I am transported in a swoon of sweetness and smoothness. The flavors I love the best are the ones that surprise me. Sure, everyone … Continue reading

Cookie Week: Chewy Ginger Cookies

My family makes gingerbread men for Christmas every year, and I take great pleasure in rolling them out to just the right thickness and baking them the exact length of time that results in impossibly soft, tender, delicious cookies. The buttery icing doesn’t hurt, either. So for my Cookie Week baking, I said I’d make … Continue reading