Dawn Viola

Dawn Viola is a professional chef and recipe developer, food writer, and the... read more

Honey Wheat Bagels with Caraway and Poppy

Our Saturday morning bagel tradition lives on with our homemade version. The key to depth of flavor in this recipe is the long, slow overnight fermentation....more

Thanks @jreinman. Hope you enjoy them as much as we do :-)more

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I could use it for my bedroom and my kitchen.more

Announcing BlogHer Food '11, May 20-21 in Atlanta, GA!

Today, I'm thrilled to announce the dates and venue for BlogHer Food '11, our third annual foo...more

And it's getting close, huh?

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Holiday Marshmallows

The holiday season is officially here, and to celebrate, we whipped up a batch of Wicked Good marshmallows -- light, fluffy and creamy, with just enough sweetness and a hint of vanilla. These marshmallows melt like a dream {we topped our Thanksgiving sweet potato casserole with them}, toast up perfectly for s'mores, and make hot chocolate an extra special treat. ...more

Definitely give them a try - they're really easy. Just be sure to add the extract(s)during the ...more

Food Photography Secrets, Revealed

Now that I've found the perfect spot and the perfect light, I've been able to concentrate more on composition and personal style. You never would have guessed from that set up, I was able to get this shot -- not bad for guerrilla-style photography, eh? ...more
I'm so lucky I live in Australia and have beautiful light almost all day long. Unfortunately I ...more

Recipe: Sloppy Joes Without the Manwich

Oh, Sloppy Joe, let's get married. I love you so.Sounds like the makings of a bona fide country song, doesn't it? It's a food love affair our entire country can identify with -- the Sloppy Joe is an American favorite. ...more

Have you ever tried it with ground turkey? We use ground turkey almost exclusively and am sure ...more

Food Photography Secrets, Revealed

Now that I've found the perfect spot and the perfect light, I've been able to concentrate more on composition and personal style. You never would have guessed from that set up, I was able to get this shot -- not bad for guerrilla-style photography, eh? ...more
I'm so lucky I live in Australia and have beautiful light almost all day long. Unfortunately I ...more

Recipe: Sloppy Joes Without the Manwich

Oh, Sloppy Joe, let's get married. I love you so.Sounds like the makings of a bona fide country song, doesn't it? It's a food love affair our entire country can identify with -- the Sloppy Joe is an American favorite. ...more

Have you ever tried it with ground turkey? We use ground turkey almost exclusively and am sure ...more

Should Copywriters Work For Free? 5 Cases For Working Without Pay

The idea that writers should work for free rubs me the wrong way. Even when I was a starving playwright working in regional and off-off Broadway theater, I got a stipend. Later, when I started writing commercially, I approached copywriting as craft. It never occurred to me to write for free. Payment was the whole point of working for clients. Yet hard-nosed as I am about getting paid to write, I sometimes give away my work. What’s more, I boldly suggest you do the same. But only on a handful of occasions. ...more

I've been working on trying to find a market for my invention, and a friend mentioned social ...more

55 Knives: Food Bloggers and New Publishing Frontiers

What if 55 of your favourite food bloggers were throwing a big community meal -- which dish would they bring? Nick Evans from Macheesmo has the answer in his recently released e-book, 55 Knives: Recipes, Tips, and Stories from 55 Top Food Bloggers. The book introduces one recipe each from 55 food bloggers, providing stories and cooking instruction as well. Half the fun is seeing which recipe each blogger decided to include. ...more

I really hope he comes back with a second volume, especially as the blogosphere grows and ...more