Georgia’s Kitchen

A dazzling debut novel made with the finest ingredients: romance, cooking, Italy, New York, and one woman’s appetite for more

As head chef at a top New York City restaurant, Georgia Gray’s worst critic is her own mother, who can’t wait for her daughter’s impending nuptials. When Georgia suddenly finds herself unemployed and unengaged, she takes her bruised ego to Italy, where she sharpens her skills at a new trattoria and turns up the heat with Gianni, the owner of the winery next door. He tempts her to stay indefinitely, but Georgia’s heart is still in New York where she dreams of salvaging her reputation and opening her own restaurant on her own terms. Read an excerpt

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April Showers Bring May…

Georgia’s Kitchen events! (Oh, and flowers too. Lots and lots of flowers.) After hibernating all winter long, I’ve got some terrific new events lined up for May and I couldn’t be more excited. (The sunshine and warmer temps aren’t hurting either.)

Kicking things off is a dinner at Villa Borghese … More

Georgia Goes International

German and Dutch versions of Georgia's Kitchen

Last night I came back from a wild day at American Girl Place (my newly-turned seven year olds are gaga for all things AG) to find a box of German and Dutch copies of Georgia’s Kitchen. I love how completely different the … More

Resolution #1: Light More Candles

Burn, Baby, Burn

Yesterday, while I was feeling all resolution-y and determined to get rid of stuff I no longer need or use, I discovered a plethora of scented candles tucked into various rooms, drawers and cabinets throughout my house. I found nine in my bedroom alone – three on … More