Veggie Vixen's Papas Caliente

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The Art of Conversion

If you are cooking for one, one of the greatest challenges you will face is finding single-serve recipes. Even though recipes for one are few and far between, portions can be scaled down to individual serving sizes in just a few simple steps. Here is how you can get started:   ...more

Tribute to Sheila Lukins, Founder of The Silver Palate

I was traveling this past Monday so missed the news of the passing of Sheila Lukins on August 30, 2009 at age 66 of brain cancer. My husband Marc said,"you should write something about Sheila since the Silver Palate was such a part of our lives together in the late 70's and early 80's in New York." I looked at him intently and thought how right he was. We 'grew up' with Sheila and her partner Julee's The Silver Palate when we moved in together in Manhattan in 1980. ...more

Cat's in the Cradle

Remember when your mom used to get that look in her eye like a fortune teller with a chip on her shoulder and say, “One of these days, you’re going to have a kid JUST LIKE YOU!”?  I believed she could make it happen because my mom...[Read More...] ...more

Tomato Coulis / Tomato Sauce

My blog post is about a homemade Tomato Coulis / Sauce which is a delicious staple that's easy to make.  The post also features funny friend anecdotes. ...more

Find Recipes that Match Your Ingredients at

Ever look in your fridge or pantry and wonder just what you can fix for dinner without making a last-minute shopping run? ...more

Mango cake with sweet zinfandel frosting!

(Originally posted on my personal blog.)   ...more

Life, food and what it all means....

First time blogger here but my friends are sick of hearing the same thing over and over again so I thought why not put it on here and maybe just maybe get some thoughts from someone I don't know.  ...more