Judy – Brown Butter Carrot Cake

Judy depicts the last year in the life of Judy Garland and her lifelong struggle with food, alcohol and pills.  In the movie she is not even allowed to eat her own birthday cake as child.  We would like everyone to be able to enjoy a delicious cake on their birthday.  This is a lovely […]

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The Front Runner – Apple Cinnamon Monkey Bread

We didn’t really think The Front Runner was a great movie, but couldn’t resist the recipe tie in.  Monkey Business was the name of the boat that all the hanky panky between Hart & Rice supposedly took place.  This recipe for Monkey Bread is the perfect tie in.  Enjoy!

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First Man – Grilled Peaches with Tahini and Yogurt

First Man was set in Houston, TX where NASA is located.  The astronauts of the early 60’s lived in a neighborhood called Timber Cove.  They were neighbors, friends and family.  They would all often get together and loved to grill out.  This is an updated version of a Texas treat.

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The Old Man and The Gun – Coconut Banana Cream Pie

In The Old Man & The Gun criminal Forrest Tucker spots lawman John Hunt in a diner.   He returns to his date, Jewel, and says they have to leave.  She responds that she can leave she just ordered pie.  This pie recipe is worth waiting for.  It is surprisingly easy and very good.

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White Boy Rick – Doughnut Holes with Raspberry Jalapeno Jelly

Taking his responsibilities seriously, White Boy Rick left groceries on his baby mama, Brenda’s, front porch.  Her brother, Marcus, pulled out a powdered doughnut and took a bite.  This recipe for doughnut holes is usually prepared with cinnamon sugar but we thought that powdered sugar donuts fit this movie more appropriately.  We also thought we […]

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Cinnamon Cookies

Cinnamon cookies played a big part in The Cakemaker.  Oren brought the cookies back to his wife and son.  Thomas made the cookies (and many other treats) to help Anat’s restaurant.  The baking scenes were very sensual, you really felt that Thomas cooked with love.   After watching the movie, all I wanted were cinnamon cookies […]

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Treacle Tart

Love, Simon is a charming coming of age movie that features quite a few food choices.   The Spier family happily supports Nora’s (Talitha Bateman), dream of becoming a chef.   French toast, breakfast burritos and cornmeal pancakes were just a few of her attempts.  Simon has an affinity for Harry Potter so Treacle Pie is our […]

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