I thought I would post one of my favorite recipes today to get the weekend started. This is the famous coffee cake recipe from my bakery in Portland, Maine. I used to make at least one of these babies a day, and if there were any leftovers I would ...more
Yesterday, for the first time in about 25 years, I made chocolate éclairs. My love for éclairs began with my paternal grandmother, a rotund and (mostly) jolly woman who loved her cakes. Whenever we'd visit her house she'd always provide a large ...more
I have many food obsessions. Spice has to be one of them. A serious one of them. I think I can safely say I am a collector of spices. At present, I have more than 70 in my possession. A whole kitchen cupboard has been given over to this particular ...more
Quesadillas are a favorite around our house. I love this version. It's healthy, fresh, full of veggies and protein and loaded with flavor.Quesadillas are so versatile and can be filled with just about anything. ...more
All good things must come to an end. January was a great month to test out vegan eating. I was inspired, I learned, I tried all kinds of new foods and new preparations.But in the end, vegan eating just isn’t for me. ...more
BlogHer Food '14 in Miami is just over two months away. I know we're getting excited as we continue to make plans for an amazing conference. Did you see our recent announcement about our closing party? It's going to be so awesome! If you're excited as we are for food, friends, and fun in Miami, grab a badge for your blog....more
The lunch line at my local Subway store is long. The ads in the window tout the flatbread sandwich specials. I’m pleased that the restaurant has made a move to remove azodicarbonamide from the bread they use for their sandwiches. This chemical additive is banned in United Kingdom, Europe and Australia, though it is commonly found in American products. It has been linked to causing asthma and other respiratory problems.
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and for many of us, that means it’s Shamrock Shake season. If you’re too embarrassed to hit the McDonald’s drive-through—you may have food blogger cred to maintain, after all—we’ve rounded up six recipes to help you get your fix. From boozy to healthy, BlogHer’s food bloggers have you covered. There are even recipes for Shamrock Shake-inspired cupcakes and a layer cake.
Playing with food made educational and fun! The United States is corny :)Click HERE to see short video on the making of these amazing food maps as well as several other continents and countries: Africa, Australia and China are tasty too!...more
Bolster the vitamins and flavor in a classic turkey meatball recipe with some butternut squash puree. The kids will never know! Thanks to General Mills for helping me share this recipe with you ....more