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I’m the Food section editor at BlogHer and a Hacker Mom. I am also a cookbook editor, copyeditor, and writer.

Partnership Announcement

Hi everybody, great news! I have just added a new feature on From Brazil To You so that from now on it will be super-easy to save your favorite recipes from my site to an online recipe box, and then even add the ingredients you need to your weekly shopping list– all with a few mouse clicks! In order to make this possible, I am teaming up with ZipList.com ....more

Color, Frost, and Freezing Peppers: Autumn in the Kitchen Garden

The last of summer's bounty color coordinated for fall. Realization of the Day: I managed to go all summer without posting anything here. Thankfully it wasn't because there wasn't anything going on in the garden; just the opposite in fact ....more

Updated Waldorf Salad

Apples in season are one of the most perfect foods, and in October I usually eat at least one per day....more

Ethical Eating News Update

There is no shortage of news on Ethical Eating and Sustainability topics these days. I am only able to keep up in fits and starts. I could easily make a full time job out of keeping on top of the worlds of Ethical Eating, Food Justice, and Sustainability and be very happy doing so. One day, maybe, bur for now I have to satisfy myself with merely passing along the wisdom of others....more

Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

 I love cooking with oatmeal.  It’s so good for you.  This pumpkin baked oatmeal recipe is a great way to get healthy oats into your diet.  It’s mild pumpkin flavor makes it perfect for fall....more

No Olive Oil, No Pepper, No Sugar: Can a Restaurant Be TOO Local?

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Stovetop Apple Butter…

Try this easy stovetop version of rich, velvety, homemade apple butter as a spread for toast and muffins, or enjoy it all by itself! October had just begun, there was a slight chill in the air, and I wanted apple butter. I headed to the grocery store to find my favorite jarred variety ....more

Zesty Fish Tacos

Fish tacos are awesome.  These fish tacos are my favorite at-home version because they are healthy and delicious.I don’t live in an area where I can get really fresh fish like mahi mahi.  But the lime juice and cider vinegar in this recipe give the tacos a fresh zesty taste.I start by using whole wheat flour tortillas.  Then, I layer a lime sour cream sauce, chunks of sautéed mahi mahi filets, and top it off with an oil and vinegar cole slaw....more

Salted Spiced Caramel Potato Cake Recipe {Gluten-Free}

What do you think of when you think of a potato?...more

No Olive Oil, No Pepper, No Sugar: Can a Restaurant Be TOO Local?

When Vinland opens later this fall in Portland, Maine, it will be the first restaurant in the United States to serve 100% local, organic food. That means that if it can’t be grown, harvested, or produced in Maine it’s [...] ...more