A Child's Perspective on the 2014 White House Kids' State Dinner

Grillin' Out Veggie-Style Black Bean Burger.  "What! You Don't Like Tofu?" Stirfry.  Barack-oli and Mich-room Obama-lette.  These are just three of the 54 recipes that made it into the 2014 Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July 18, 2014. ...more
Sounds yummy! Did the White House share the menu anywhere? It's so great that your kids got to ...more

Here's to the Do-Good Bloggers: The Internet Wouldn't Be the Same Without You

This week, I challenge and encourage you to share your admiration for a blogger who is a passionate about a cause. To get you inspired, I'll start by celebrating 10 do-good blogs by women who have worked with BlogHer (and inspired me personally) in some form or another over the past 10 years. ...more
I to have known a few who have shared this loss on their blogs, they are indeed brave... ...more

5 Invaluable Shopping Tips for the Farmers' Market

Are you visiting your local farmers' market yet? For those of us in the South, we are fortunate to have long growing seasons and an abundance of crops in full swing by the time June rolls around. You can find farmers' markets near you by checking out Local Harvest and entering your location. ...more
Oh, Brande, I love a market like that!! Sounds divine!more

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The most imperfect, perfect food

Describe for a minute the perfect apple or tomato.  Is it round, red, shiny, perfect with no imperfections? Now close your eyes and describe the perfect tomato. Is it firm, rich in texture and flavor, just picked and juicy? ...more

Ten Ways to Beat the Heat with Summer Melons

Ten Ways to Beat the Heat with Summer Melons http://thegourmetmom.com/12374/81752/a/ten-ways-to-beat-the-heat-with-summer-melons Eat what you love, love what you eat!...more

ANZAC Biscuit Diplomacy: a statement on food, national identity, and home-made costumes involving paper plates

from: Æto: Bronwyndate: 21 July 2014 08:49subject: So apparently"We have two children going to school now and both of them are expected to be racially harmon...more

Little unknown Colombian Restaurant

If you follow me on Twitter, you probably are aware that I've recently traveled to New York. Today's restaurant review is from a Colombian restaurant in Jackson Heights called Los Arrieros....more

A Child's Perspective on the 2014 White House Kids' State Dinner

Grillin' Out Veggie-Style Black Bean Burger.  "What! You Don't Like Tofu?" Stirfry.  Barack-oli and Mich-room Obama-lette.  These are just three of the 54 recipes that made it into the 2014 Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July 18, 2014. ...more
Sounds yummy! Did the White House share the menu anywhere? It's so great that your kids got to ...more

The Health Benefits of Watermelon

The Health Benefits of Watermelonhttp://thegourmetmom.com/12374/81754/a/the-health-benefits-of-watermelon Eat what you love, love what you eat!...more

Ten Ways to Beat the Heat with Summer Melons

Ten Ways to Beat the Heat with Summer Melons http://thegourmetmom.com/12374/81752/a/ten-ways-to-beat-the-heat-with-summer-melons  Eat what you love, love what you eat!...more

Is Eating Organic Really Better for Me?

I get asked this question a lot: Is organic food really better for me? Is it worth it?My immediate answer is Yes! My rationale is this: the less the toxins you're exposed to, the better off you are. Why eat foods laden with pesticides? There are better options out there....more