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Delicious and Easy Recipes

Recipes for meals from morning to night, and snacks for in between. Plus, delicious Dominican dishes from my childhood.

What to Cook for Holidays & Celebrations

Let’s celebrate and feast! Get inspired with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert for holidays from New Year’s Eve to Christmas and any other event that brings your loved ones together to eat.

Meet the author

Hello, I’m Marnely!

Welcome to Cooking with Books, where we’ll discover the joy of cooking, eating, and traveling together! I am Dominican born and raised; a food and travel writer, living her most delicious life on Martha’s Vineyard. Come learn a chef’s take on home cooking!

Learn More About Me

Living and Cooking on Martha’s Vineyard

Come see what it’s like to live, work, play, and cook on Martha’s Vineyard! I’ll share my favorite recipes using local ingredients, and the best things to do and places to eat on this beautiful New England island.

Traveling and Eating Around the World

Come with me as I find all the best foods in destinations across the United States, the Caribbean, and Europe. Enjoy hotel and spa reviews, and my first-hand accounts of food tours and restaurants around the world.