Dinner and a Book | Chicken Salad and Drums of Autumn


If you follow my blog on a regular basis, you know that I am a huge fan of food and cooking. My husband and I cook most meals together and I plan my weekly menus and share them here on my blog. My husband and I have also been known to share a good read. The last book we read in tandem was Read Player One. That was such an epic read, we both loved it. It was a race to see who could finish it first, lol. If you haven't read it yet, please do. You will not be disappointing.


With the release of Outlander season 4, I've been dying to pick up another book in the series and dive right in. Along with this large chunky read, a great meal is all you need. But since the book is so heavy, you might need a light meal to balance it out. My friends over at Jen Reviews has shared a wonderful Citrus Chicken Salad that I am dying to make. It seems like the perfect meal to sit in the light of the window and read Drums of Autumn. I mean, check out that photo. Delicious!!!!

The salad works well with the autumn feel of the book because of its more rustic vibe with the sweet potatoes and cranberries. Its almost like a thanksgiving salad that you can share with your family this holiday season.  



And make sure you pick up Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon and join the millions of fans that can't seem to put this series down.


In this breathtaking novel, rich in history and adventure, #1 New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon continues the story of Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser that started with the now-classic novel Outlander and continued in Dragonfly in Amber and Voyager. Once again spanning continents and centuries, Gabaldon has created a work of sheer brilliance. 

What if you knew someone you loved was going to die? What if you thought you could save them? How much would you risk to try?

Claire Randall has gone to find Jamie Fraser, the man she loved more than life, and has left half her heart behind with their daughter, Brianna. Claire gave up Jamie to save Brianna, and now Bree has sent her mother back to the Scottish warrior who was willing to give his life to save them both. But a chilling discovery in the pages of history suggests that Jamie and Claire's story doesn't have a happy ending.

Brianna dares a terrifying leap into the unknown in search of her mother and the father she has never met, risking her own future to try to change history . . . and to save their lives. But as Brianna plunges into an uncharted wilderness, a heartbreaking encounter may strand her forever in the past . . . or root her in the place she should be, where her heart and soul belong.