Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Gone So Long




Book menu for Gone So Long by Andre Dubus III

ISBN of edition I read: 9780393244106 (hardcover)

Food mentioned in Gone So Long:
Iced tea, 3-4, 184, 209, 216, 234, 274-276, 280
Poached eggs, 4
Coffee, 4-5, 26, 31, 44-45, 52, 81, 123, 126, 145, 151, 156-157
  198, 201, 211, 241, 247, 254, 256, 258, 261, 350, 352
     Hazelnut coffee, 28, 81
     Espresso, 104
Fried clams, 5, 72, 145, 205
Bushmills Irish whiskey, 12, 40
Fried dough, 15, 75, 197, 266
Popcorn, 15, 85-86
Pancakes, 18, 65
     Strawberry & banana pancakes, 81
Eggs and bacon, 18,81
Wine, 38, 52, 80, 123, 136, 138-139, 212, 219, 221, 236, 238
   241, 246, 255, 319, 413, 416
     Red wine, 22, 450
     Malbec, 24
     Cabernet, 81, 88
     Sauvignon blanc, 126
     Merlot, 237
     Pinot Grigio, 248
     Pinot Noir, 399
Chicken Provencal, 38
Pickled eggs, 40
Scones, 346
     Walnut scones, 44-45
Grilled cheese, 68
Yogurt, 81, 171, 145, 447
Apples, 121
     Green apples, 81
French toast, 81
Mountain Dew,83
Lasagna, 88
Beans, 96, 267
Hot dogs, 96
Coke, 106, 113, 160, 209, 269, 272, 295, 324, 397
     Diet Coke, 147
Cuba Libre, 112
Baloney, 117
     Baloney sandwiches, 300
Pomegranate Juice, 118
Nuts, 121
     Peanuts, 339
Beef jerky, 121
Brandy, 123, 160-162
Gin, 124
Bourbon, 124, 212-214
Crab salad, 126
Tequila, 130, 161, 186
Vodka, 130, 280
Tacos, 131
Beer, 131, 133, 174, 257
     Heineken, 401
Brownies, 132, 150, 200
Steak and eggs, 133
Jim Beam, 133
Salmon, 140
Manicotti, 147
Garlic bread, 147
Salad, 147
Cotton candy, 148, 205, 333
Chartreuse liquor, 153
Peaches, 160, 199, 444
Crackers, 160
     Wheat crackers, 184, 188
Pork roast, 166, 304
Lemon cookies, 177
Deviled eggs, 185
Olives, 185, 188
Bananas, 201, 263
Pizza, 206, 266, 273, 369, 374
Potato chips, 207, 269, 300
Cracker Jacks, 207
Chocolates, 233
Jelly Beans, 283
Steak salad, 234
Blue glacier cocktail, 248
Negroni, 251
Champagne, 252, 399
Tomato bruschetta, 252
Fried ravioli, 252-253
Burgers, 267
French fries, 274
Fish tacos, 274
Chili, 295-296
Irish stew, 299
Chocolate chip cookies, 300
Martinis, 309
Cognac, 309
Chocolate cake, 333
Tortillas, 349
7&7s, 357
Baby kale with marcona almonds and apple jus, 406
Citrus soy gastrique & champagne mignonette with sherry maple gelee, 406
Venison with butternut puree and currant jus, 406
Caviar, 406
Lobster with pappardelle, leeks, and truffles, 406
Crab cakes, 406-407, 414
Herbal tea, 408

Books/Authors mentioned in Gone So Long:
"Prayer" (poem) / Marie Howe, epigraph
The Avengers (comic book), 18
Blue Beetle (comic books), 18
The Enemy Ace (comic books), 18, 380
Leaves of Grass / Walt Whitman, 26
The Pearl / John Steinbeck, 26
Jane Eyre / Charlotte Bronte,26, 346
The Catcher in the Rye / J.D. Salinger, 28
The Bridges of Madison County / Robert James Waller, 47
The Notebook / Nicholas Sparks, 47
The Sun Also Rises / Ernest Hemingway, 130
William Faulkner, 131
Willa Cather, 131
Saul Bellow, 131
F. Scott Fitzgerald, 131
Zora Neale Hurston, 131
Richard Wright, 131
Virginia Woolf, 131
Wuthering Heights / Emily Bronte, 133

Music mentioned in Gone So Long:
"Sugar, Sugar" / The Archies, 9, 72
"Proud Mary", 9
"Build Me Up Buttercup" / The Foundations, 15-16
Frank Sinatra, 20
Ornette Coleman, 38, 112 126, 128, 188, 199, 276, 352, 420, 434
     The Shape Of Jazz To Come, 26
Bobby Vinton, 47
Tony Bennett, 47
Dean Martin, 47
Pavarotti, 47
"Baby It's Cold Outside" / Ella Fitzgerald, 112
Freddy Fender, 133
The Mavericks, 133
Patsy Cline, 133
The Black Crowes, 150
Alice in Chains, 150
Jane's Addiction, 150
Grand Funk Railroad, 215
Black Oak Arkansas, 215
John Coltrane, 263
Live in the Black Forest / Cecil Taylor, 276
The Outlaws, 299
Freddie Hubbard, 313

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Monday, November 4, 2019

The Good Good Pig




Book menu for The Good Good Pi


ISBN of edition I read: 0345481372 (hardcover)

Food mentioned in The Good Good Pig:
Potato chips, 5
Twinkies, 5, 56
Pancakes, 6
Tea, 6
Apples, 24, 49, 60, 98, 102, 146, 153
Carrots, 24
Martinis, 27
Strawberries, 29-30
Champagne, 30

Friday, October 11, 2019

Birdology




Book menu for Birdology by Sy Montgomery



Food mentioned in Birdology
:
Blueberries, 9
Cottage cheese, 10
Cookies, 17
   Macadamia nut cookies, 57
Figs, 52
Coffee, 52
Raisin squares, 67
Apples, 62, 72
Danish pastries, 68
Sushi, 84
Salad, 84, 165
Tortellini with sauce, 84
Pizza, 137-138
Vegetable lasagna, 148
Hot dogs, 165
Hamburgers, 165
Madeleines, 178
Tea, 192
Nuts, 196-197, 206
   Cashews, 203
   Walnuts, 236
   Peanuts, 238

Music mentioned in Birdology:
National Geographic theme song, 7, 186
The Beatles, 9
"Hummingbird" / Seals and Crofts, 112
"The Twist" / Chubby Checker, 183
Handel's Messiah, 183
"Born to Run" / Bruce Springstein, 183
Backstreet Boys, 183
   "Gotta Question for You", 199
   "Everybody", 202
"The Four Seasons" / Vivaldi, 184
Herb Alpert, 186
Joni Mitchell, 186
"God Save the Queen", 190
"Another One Bites the Dust" / Queen, 203
"Edge of Seventeen" / Stevie Nicks, 202
"Stand Back" / Stevie Nicks, 202
"Song of the Volga Boatmen", 205
Beethoven's 6th Symphony, 212
Mozart's Piano Concerto in G Major, 213
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" / The Tokens, 217
"Come Back to Me" / David Cook, 219

ISBN of edition I read: 9781416569855 (paperback)

                                        

Thursday, September 19, 2019

I Feel Like the Morning Star



Book menu for I Feel Like the Morning Star by Gregory Maguire

Food mentioned in I Feel Like the Morning Star:
Tea, 28-29, 46, 73, 81, 159
Christmas cookies, 45
Carrot cubes, 51
Oranges, 68
Apples, 68
Champagne, 149
Oatmeal, 181
Lamb, 201
Potatoes, 201

Books/Authors mentioned in I Feel Like the Morning Star:
Edgar Allan Poe, 161
Charles Dickens, 259

Movies mentioned in I Feel Like the Morning Star:
Love's Labour Lost, 152

Music mentioned in I Feel Like the Morning Star:
Water Music / Handel, 17, 24
Auld Lang Syne, 63
Gustav Holst, 248, 251-252
Hark the Herald Angels Sing, 269

(Page numbers refer to hardcover edition: 0060240210)


                                                               

Saturday, August 17, 2019

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz


Book menu for The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Food mentioned in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz:

Bread and butter, 31, 44, 115
Fruits, 34, 83, 106, 172
     Peaches, 87
     Plums, 87
Nuts, 34, 76, 183, 172
Pies, 34
Cakes, 34, 248
Porridge, 115
Scrambled eggs, 115
Popcorn, 122
Lemonade, 122
Cookies, 248


ISBN of edition I read: 9780060293239 (hardcover)

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Flash Count Diary



Book Menu for Flash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life by Darcey Steinke.

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Food mentioned in Flash Count Diary:

Scrambled eggs, 5
Coffee, 6
Greek salad, 21
Bourbon,, 41
Cranberry juice, 48
Lemon cake, 91
Milk, 104
Sausages, 104
Pizza, 118
Roast chicken with vegetables, 146
Roasted peanuts, 150
Soft pretzels, 150
Whiskey, 152
Potato chips, 171
Rose wine, 171
Beer, 181
Energy bars, 189


Books mentioned in Flash Count Diary:
There are scores and scores of books mentioned but they are already listed in the notes in the back of Ms. Steinke's book.



Music mentioned in Flash Count Diary:
"Black or White" / Michael Jackson, 28
John Denver's Greatest Hits, 118
Bobby Sherman, 118


Movies mentioned in Flash Count Diary:
Mrs. Doubtfire , 7
The Incredible Hulk, 14
Whale Rider, 35
Elf,146, 155


Television shows mentioned in Flash Count Diary:
All in the Family, 6
The 70s Show, 7
Downton Abbey , 46


ISBN of edition I read: 9780374156114 (hardcover)
 
                                                        

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Missing Sisters




Book menu for Missing Sisters
by Gregory Maguire

ISBN of edition I read: 0689505906 (hardcover)

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Food mentioned in Missing Sisters:
Sour balls, 10
Roast beef subs., 33
Tuna subs.,33
Hamburgers, 43, 85
Cake, 43-44
Macaroni and cheese, 46, 115
Hot dogs, 46
Marshmallows, 65
Ice cream, 69, 85, 131
Cokes, 72
Fried egg sandwiches, 88
Popsicles, 88
Cookies, 95
     Oreos, 108
Lemonade, 95-96, 99
Jell-O, 107
Pancakes, 109
Minestrone soup, 124
Apple cider, 143


Books mentioned in Missing Sisters:
Valley of the Dolls / Jacquelyn Susann, 31
Dr. Seuss, 108
     Horton Hatches the Egg, 109
Nancy Drew series / Carolyn Keene, 109


Movies mentioned in Missing Sisters:
 The Singing Nun, 74, 78-79



Music mentioned in Missing Sisters:
"I Could Have Danced All Night", 21
The Beatles, 28, 60
"We Shall Overcome" / Charles Albert Tindley, 52
"Puff the Magic Dragon" / Peter, Paul and Mary, 63
"Malaguena" / Ernesto Lecuona, 64
Simon & Garfunkel, 77


Plays mentioned in Missing Sisters:
My Fair Lady, 20, 28-29, 34, 56, 59-60, 62, 71