I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more
As Alton Brown says, “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section, but the whole world, will be your pickle … and good eats.” It’s true: Quick pickles all sort of follow a pattern. You’ll be ...more
Many of the fresh summer veggies that are usually spilling off my kitchen counter at this time of year have yet to make an appearance, because it's been so darn cool this summer (at least where I live!).
But has that stopped me from creating ...more
Do you hate eating breakfast?
Then don’t come over to my house. This meal will often have me making 12 servings of oatmeal, two or three dozen eggs, three loaves of whole-grain bread, a one-kilo tub of yogurt, or 24 whole-grain waffles, plus ...more
One of the most simple, delicious sauces is a classic pesto. Traditionally, pesto genovese, which is named after its originating home in Genoa, Italy, is a simple sauce made from nuts, cheese, garlic, basil, olive oil, and salt. While pine nuts are ...more
If you spend any time browsing recipes on Pinterest, you must be aware that we're currently in the season of All Things Pumpkin. Every year when this pumpkin mania arrives, I apologize to my readers for my lack of interest in sweet pumpkin recipes. But I do like savory dishes with pumpkin, and when I spotted this recipe for Pumpkin Scalloped Potatoes from my friend Lori at Recipe Girl, I decided on the spot that it was a must for an October Meatless Monday post.
Sweet treats can get downright scary as Halloween approaches, and BlogHer food bloggers do not disappoint, with their gorgeous and ghoulish creations. Here are five of our favorites.
Image: Courtesy of Cookies and Cups
Michelle Obama gave one of the lowliest of veggies a place in the sun yesterday with an adorable Vine of herself holding a turnip and dancing to a healthy version of DJ Snake and rapper Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What."
I found this recipe in my cooking bible… Cook’s Illustrated ~ The New Best Recipe Revised Edition. It was a cool day and we were having friends over for dinner so I went in search of a good chili recipe. I adapted their recipe just a bit by adding less chili powder (my family doesn’t care for it too much) and adding chipotle peppers & adobo sauce ....more
When I was single, I got to where I hated cooking. I found cooking for one to be a lonely enterprise. While I enjoyed the actual act of combining flavors and testing out new recipes, I didn't like that I had no one to "Ooh" and "Ahh" over a dish with me. ...more
I have a sweet tooth, and it seems my girls have inherited it. Well, they couldn't help it because my husband loves sweets just as much as I do. Sometimes the only way we can get our three-year-old, Ginny, to eat any dinner is to bribe her with sweets. Great parenting, right? Not really, huh? Okay, I'll accept that....more