mango black rice pudding

Original content from Here’s the thing about Asian desserts: you either love them, or you hate them. What we think about when we think of dessert in the Western world — gooey chocolate, creamy frosting, layers upon layers of cake — just doesn’t exist in Asian dessert culture. Asian desserts are totally different,...more

s’cook duck breast with cherry compote

Original content from There’s something exotic and sexy to me about cooking duck at home. I don’t do it often, and usually when I do, it’s to roast a whole duck or two, the way my dad does at Thanksgiving. I almost always find myself drawn to ordering the duck at any high-end restaurant I visit, mostly just because of how infrequently I cook it at home ....more

ground lamb and ham stuffed tomatoes

Original content from As I mentioned yesterday, I’ve been trying out some recipes from...more

s’cook cookbook giveaway!

Original content from Hey hey hey! Today is a good day. Last week, I was sidelined by a horrible fever and ear infection (yes, I have the immune system of an eight-year-old) ....more

new on the scene: tupelo honey cafe

Original content from Note: I was invited to a media tasting at Tupelo Honey Cafe to sample the food & drinks that I mention in this post....more

certified angus beef coulotte + chimichurri butter

Original content from As I mentioned before, last month I visited the Certified Angus Beef headquarters in Wooster, Ohio. ...more

seafood paella with clams, shrimp & mussels

Original content from Back in the spring, the hubby took me on a date to a paella cooking class at La Tasca, a Spanish tapas restaurant with several locations in the DC area. I love going to recreational cooking classes like these,...more

virginia barbecue, charleston happy hour

Original content from Happy Prime Day! (If you don’t know what this is, click here to simultaneously be overjoyed and incredibly stressed out at the same time as deals just pass you by). While you’re waiting for the next upcoming deal, here are some of my recent writings for other publications (Virginia barbecue especially!), along with a few of the photos I took: Like what you see? ...more

blueberry ricotta crepe cake

Original content from A few weeks ago we...more

gomacro bars giveaway!

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