Ideas in Food
This is the current stack of books at my elbow. I've been thumbing through them for information, inspiration, and ideas. All great books and all totally di...
How Sweet It Is
It’s a video! Red, White and Blue Poke Cake with M&M’S.
[This post is brought to you by M&M’S! I’m creating some fun desserts for their pinterest page. Thank you for your support!] We’re going old school for a q...
Here's What 1 Pound of Grapes Looks Like — Educate Your Eye
(Image credit: Samantha Bolton) What a pound of grapes looks like will surprise you. So often, we get into the habit of buying fruits and vegetables tha...
John Talbott's Paris
Coretta in the 17th: Warm welcome; fine food; dazzling day.
Coretta in the 17th, has replaced Clamato as our go-to Sunday place, not because Clamato failed us in any way but because Coretta is so convenient and one ca...
Stir the Pots
Pane Nero Renato
The baking below was inspired by a recent Pane Nero event in New York. I asked the Veneto baker, whose name is Renato Flaborea, to...
Flourish - King Arthur Flour Blog
Gluten-Free Blueberry Hand Pies
There’s something about summer in Vermont that just puts my mind at ease. Everything from the warm weather, to the lush greenery, to the abundance of far...
The Perfect Pantry
Corn and chayote squash salad with basil vinaigrette
At this time of year -- beautiful springtime in New England -- I get asked often whether I miss living in the log house in rural northwest Rhode Island. To...
Ask a Frenchman!
Amiens – Gare du Nord – Porte Monumentale
[image: Amiens – Gare du Nord – Porte Monumentale] So, this is what the Gare d’Amiens used to look like about a century ago : Quite impressive, isn’...
David + World
Amiens – Gare du Nord – Porte Monumentale
[image: Amiens – Gare du Nord – Porte Monumentale] So, this is what the Gare d’Amiens used to look like about a century ago : Quite impressive, isn’...
My Beans are Gay
David ends up with a bushel of outrageously, flamboyantly purple bush beans from his garden but doesn't have a clue as to what to do.
[image: Berry Tart] Buttery crust, rich creamy filling, and juicy ripe berries—this is what you want in a berry tart, right? Look no further. This is the...
Wit & Vinegar
BLUEBERRY COBBLER POPS
I present to you one of my favorite summer desserts in my favorite summer dessert vessel: da cobbler popsicle. It’s my #popsicleweek year 4 (!!!) contribut...
The Pioneer Woman Cooks
Kevin Costner Movies Quiz: Answers and Winners! by Ree
Nice work on Costner, everyone! We hope the quiz reminded you of some of his finest moments. Here are the stats, answers, and winners!! STATS 2,458 peopl...
Cooking Korean food with Maangchi
Korean food photo: Lunch time! Let’s eat! made by nancles!
This was my first time ever making Yukgaejang! It turned out really well. I couldn’t find any bean sprouts though *more...*
Pastry Methods & Techniques
Sunday Brunch Deep Fried French Toast with Peach-Blueberry Sauce
This is definitely Sunday Brunch Deep Fried French Toast, and here’s why: it fries up puffy and crisp on the outside and soft and pillowy on the inside. ...
Canal House Cooks Lunch
Today is casual Friday—though we are usually pretty casual around here—so it was open-faced chicken salad sandwiches for lunch. We did dress things up a ...
Hunter Angler Gardener Cook
Greek Grilled Octopus
I haven't bought meat or fish more than a handful of times in more than a decade. Octopus is my exception. I love grilled octopus, especially Greek style...
If there are two bowls of salsa on the table, a verde and a roja – excuse me, would you […]
Secrets of Paris
Tour of the Great Mosque de Paris
*Written by Secrets of Paris guide-in-training Philippe Maillet* Paris is not only a romantic city, it’s also a real melting pot of cultures. And noth...
Pinch of Yum
15 Minute Lo Mein
Hel-lo-lo-mein! This 15-minute wonder is absolutely my new go-to for a quick summer Asian noodle stir fry. Lo Mein FTW! This recipe is sponsored by Pearl...
Messy Nessy Chic
A 1940s Abalone Picnic
Looking for a lighthearted distraction from life, I went diving into the Life magazine archives and found just the thing– a Hollywood beach picnic circa ...
The Food Lab: How to Make Great Home Fries
Every bite of soggy, greasy potatoes at a diner is a reminder of what great home fries *can* be. Every trip to the diner is like a unicorn hunt—we're chasi...
Low-Carb Recipe Love on Fridays (6-24-16)
*It's time for another edition of Low-Carb Recipe Love on Fridays, and here are five tasty recipe ideas that you might want to add to your menu for the com...
Love and Lemons
My Guide to the Rhone Valley – Part I
[image: IMG_7989] Last week, I spent a whirlwind 6 days in the Rhone Valley. I loved meeting many of the winemakers, hearing their stories, walking through ...
Viet World Kitchen
Healthy Brain Food for My Sister
A couple of weeks ago my sister Tasha underwent brain surgery to remove a large tumor on her optic nerve. She weathered the eight hours of surgery super well...
4 o'clock No-bake Energy Bites
Energy bites aren't a new thing, but if you're a person that grabs commercial power bars regularly, and you're not already on board, give these a try as...
Chocolate & Zucchini
Best Eats in Lille, From a Local
Buy Clotilde's latest book, The French Market Cookbook! Travel season is upon us, and I want to make sure you see and taste the best France has to […] T...
Will Write For Food
5 Tips on Post-Conference Relationship Building
A guest post by Jordan Hamons I don’t like the term “networking.” It makes me think of salesmen in cheap suits trying to shake hands and sell products. It ...
Cookie and Kate
Triple Coconut Granola
This post is brought to you by Bob’s Red Mill. I may have implied otherwise, but the cookbook is definitely not done. I’m wrapping up some final… The po...
Always Order Dessert
Grilled Nectarines with Honey, Almonds & Orange Blossom Ricotta
Our fruit bowl lives on the counter right at the entrance to the kitchen, just underneath the knives and the light switch. Each time that I walk in, the s...
David Lebovitz: Living the Sweet Life in Paris
Strawberry Frozen Yogurt with Summer Fruits and Italian Meringues
I was once on a panel about blogging and everyone was surprised when I said that at any given time, I have about seventeen posts started, either sitting on...
Drizzle and Dip
one – ingredient whole grain cracker
So I bought the Food 52 Genius Recipes cookbook last week, and seriously, its incredible. I had heard of, and seen a good few of the recipes before because...
White on Rice Couple
KitchenAid Giveaway and Recipes for Avocado, Smashed Pea Bruschetta & More
We’re excited to be hosting an awesome giveaway, which we haven’t done in a very long time. All the info is at the end of this story. Good luck guys! T...
Food for the Thoughtless
My readership might not be vast, but it's comprised of some marvelously smart people who consistently manage to leave comments composed not only in complet...
Funnel Cake Adapted, just barely, from Taste of Home To me, the glory of funnel cake is in the contrast — a simple, barely sweet batter against a whiteout ...
Not Without Salt
Grilled Avocado Tostada with Black Beans and Charred Scallion Salsa
*This post was created in partnership with Mission Tortilla and their new Gluten Free Flour Tortillas. The words and recipe, as always, are mine. Our love ...
Apt. 2B Baking Co.
Strawberry and Campari Paletas from Sweeter off the Vine
[image: strawberry and campari paletas | sweeter off the vine] [image: strawberry and campari paletas | sweeter off the vine] [image: strawberry and campar...
A Brown Table
fizzy bombay cherry lemonade
[image: fizzy bombay cherry lemonade | A Brown Table] It's been hot in Oakland but not so hot in San Francisco. It's all relative when it comes to tempera...
use real butter
Recipe: roasted cherry bourbon swirl ice cream Despite having grown up fishing, sailing, and spending my spare time playing on the James River, I don’t con...
Marbled Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie
The swirls of chocolate that dance throughout this peanut butter skillet cookie will make you want to dive right in. I know because I could barely wait for...
La Tartine Gourmande
Radish Leaf Soup recipe
Radish leaf soup recipe from my new cookbook My French Family Table Les grandes vacances sont enfin là….(summer vacation is finally here!). We can start to...
Friday Five: Americans in Paris (with a bonus 6th American!) to celebrate the 4th of July
Every once in awhile I feature movers and shakers in the Paris food and adult beverage scene on the blog and ask them to share their favorite bars in the c...
Over a Tuscan Stove
Day Tripping from Florence- Prato- #eatPrato
The Medici family always knew a good thing. 300 years ago, they created the wine producing region of Carmignano. Carmignano is part of the province of Pr...
On Purpose and Satisfaction
I’ve been freelance for six years now. It’s not a life for everyone. If you crave stability, regular pay, or the social environment of the office, don’t ...
Lottie + Doof
We were in Iceland for the last two weeks of May. It was the fastest I have ever fallen in love with a place. From the moment my lungs first filled with Ic...
My dog has two speeds
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WEEKNIGHT VEGETABLE CURRY
[image: Weeknight Vegetable Curry . Sprouted Kitchen] Weeknight dinners. These are looking different than they did pre kids. I remember thinking that peop...
On Rue Tatin
The Season’s Silver Lining
We had a halcyon moment last week, given the deluges of the weeks before and the grey skies and intermittent torrential rains of this week (I’m looking o...
Recipe: Baked Tofu
[image: Making tofu at Hodo Soy Beanery] Making tofu at Hodo Soy Beanery (2010)One of my favorite things to cook is also one of the most unphotogenic dishe...
Mango frozen yogurt
[image: Mango frozen yogurt | Homesick Texan] Recently, a woman at the grocery store was handing out samples of mango frozen yogurt. “It’s spiced like mang...
C'est moi qui l'ai fait !
Granola au riz soufflé
Granola au riz soufflé Je suis devenue raisonnable et je n'achète quasiment plus de produits quand je sais que je risque de les utiliser une fois avant de ...
like a strawberry milk
Bonjour juin, rhubarb edition
Let me tell you the story of yesterday. Or rather, of yesterday afternoon. We stopped at the gas station. Two French hot-dogs and bad cups of coffee late...
Hungry for Paris
L’Assiette, Paris | A Superb Bistro in Montparnasse, A-
Chef David Rathgeber’s restaurant L’Assiette is not only the best bistro in Montparnasse, but one of the best bistros in Paris. Why? I’ll let the chef ...
Where is Bryan?
Monkeying Around in Rocamadour
Come for the medieval village. Stay for the monkeys. Ticking off bucket list items can be frustrating, because you always find new items to add. My France ...
Cream Puffs In Venice
Well Hello Again …
[image: all done] Well hello there again little blog! It has been a while. I don't think I've ever been away this long. What's been keeping me away, you a...
[image: Paris] 1) Quiet back streets on the Île de la Cité [image: Cherries!] 2) *Le temps des cerises* [image: Paris] 3) Cheese porn [image: Corner...
The Cover of Classic German Baking
Without further ado, I present to you the cover of Classic German Baking! When you hold the book in your hands, you'll see and feel that the title is embosse...
Vegan delights of Tallinn 2016 (guest post)
*As the tourist season approaches, I get many emails asking for dining recommendations in Tallinn specifically and in Estonia more generally, some asking a...
Camp Food, Laos
Earlier this spring, we followed a bomb clearance team working high in the mountains near the Lao/Vietnam border. We all camped in tents pitched inside a v...
the sophisticated gourmet
My Very Non-Traditional Guacamole Recipe
This guacamole comes together in no time and packs a huge punch of citrusy flavor. The post My Very Non-Traditional Guacamole Recipe appeared first on So...
This site is 15 years old today. Thank you, dear readers, for making that time seem like a short and exciting stretch. I know it’s been slow around here la...
Billionaire Bill Koch’s cellar on the block
Billionaire and famed wine collector Bill Koch’s wine cellar is up for auction at Sotheby’s in a three-day sale happening now. Koch is selling about 20,0...
Talking Trash: Blackberry and Buckwheat Scones
- Scones are sort of a brunch band-aid for when you and someone in your group has been involved in a shadowy game of throwing shade. A peace offering, of...
The little ceremonies
How is it already *this*close to being June? I'm holding tight to the well-worn marks of weekly routines to remind myself of the borders between these da...
Candyology 101 - Episode 36 - KitKat
Let’s all take a break with KitKat on this episode of Candyology 101. Maria and I take a quick look at one of the most popular candy bars in the world.
Tea Cup Rose Cakes – Paleo Sweets
My story with sugar is long (my whole life long) and a bit convoluted. I was raised by hippies in the the 1960s. We lived on communes, as one did. Until I ...
Food World Problems
Lately there has been an ongoing dialogue in my head about food choices. I bake a lot at home, so I’m well aware of how much basic ingredients cost. Ever s...
Lemon Fire Brigade
salted butter blueberry apricot cornmeal cake
Salted Butter Blueberry Apricot Cornmeal Cake Serves 8-10 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup spelt flour 3/4 cup stoneground medium grind cornmeal 2 1/4 tea...
Art of Dessert
Lemon Blueberry Drop Scones (Vegan)
Whenever I make scones for my friends and family, I *always *get this reaction:*"Oooh scones! Soooo FANCY! So Brrri'ish!!!" *It's pretty hilarious how t...
Appetite by Penny De Los Santos
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Corn-fed chicken breast sounds like the worst implant
If a conservative is, famously, a liberal who’s been mugged, a Sanders scorner is a longtime admirer who finally got a taste of the real Marie Berniedette....
Paris by Mouth
Practical information Address: 8 rue Messonier, 75017 Nearest transport: Wagram (3) Hours: Closed Saturday & Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch & dinner ...
My Friend Josh
One of the best people that I know is my friend Josh Phillipson. You may recognize Josh’s name because he was the one who urged me to start The Amateur Gou...
Fennel & Celery Salad and Roasted Vegetable Salad With Blood Orange Vinaigrette
Thank you to all who have inquired about the latest workshop I posted. It is the last before Fall for Chef Ondo and myself as Charleston gets unbearebly ho...
A Veggie Venture
Falafel Burgers ♥ (Lentil Burgers)
[image: Falafel Burgers (Lentil Burgers), another Meatless Monday Recipe ♥ AVeggieVenture.com. Naturally Gluten Free. Low Cal.] Meaty lentils formed into ve...
Braised Leeks with Mozzarella di Bufala – Starting off elegantly
A few weeks ago a Los Angeles food memories reminded me of another great combination: braised leeks served with Burrata or Mozzarella di Bufala.
The Trail of Crumbs
Trail of Crumbs + Aida Mollenkamp = New Paris Episode for "Off-Menu" !
Check out TofC's Adrian Rubi-Dentzel as he takes Aida Mollenkamp to a few of our favorite hidden gems in Paris. We at Trail of Crumbs coordinated this e...
O Panic! O Thrill! I'm Moving to Paris (History 2006 version)
Is it possible to imagine the sheer excitement and thrill and bone-chilling* what-the-hell-am-I doing* anxiety when you are about to embark on a move to P...
White Nectarine and Purple Basil Mini Cakes
[image: White Nectarine and Purple Basil Mini Cakes] We grow and encourage many flowers within our vegetable patch to attract the bees and beneficial insec...
Lost In Cheeseland
In the Kitchen with: chef Romain Meder, Plaza Athénée
In eleven days, eighteen chefs will gather under the exquisite glass canopy of the Grand Palais to share their cooking with food lovers young and old for...
Pinch My Salt
Chocolate Cherry Crackles
Chocolate Crackles were always included on the plates of Christmas cookies my mom put together every year for her friends, coworkers, and relatives. I’ve a...
Anomalies of Paris life: loving Bay Ahsh Vay (BHV)
There used to be a few more grands magasins (major department stores) in Paris than there are now. When I first visited long ago, there was even still the Tr...
I come to you today for three reasons: 1) it is so windy outside this morning that my entire house will shortly be carried away (to Oz, I hope) and I want ...
God's Green Earth - deluxe signed show catalogue set
Vauxhall, London, 2014 -------------------------------------------- The Deluxe Edition of the catalogue that accompanies my latest solo show 'Miniature...
Food Photography & Food Styling Workshop in Stockholm, Sweden
Read more about our new food photography and food styling workshop here! The post Food Photography & Food Styling Workshop in Stockholm, Sweden appeared ...
Thursday Night Smackdown
I wasn’t dead, I was only sleeping.
No, TNS isn't coming back - but I thought you might be interested in this new project.
Desert Candy حلويات الصحراء
Pea and Mint Tart
[image: DSC_1206] I'll admit, these last few weeks have me in some sort of crabby baby-land funk. It's 117 degrees outside, I'm six months pregnant, and I ...
The Dog's Breakfast
Mortar & Pestle – our new blog!
Hello again! We must apologize for such a long absence. The Dog’s Breakfast has come to a close after a number of years as you know. Many people have reach...
Alice Q. Foodie
Glastonbury Festival 2015
[image: IMG_0078] Oh Glastonbury, you got me again. I thought this second visit would be so much easier than the first - we were staying inside the festiva...
7 Great Things to Indulge You in Paphos
Greece is home to one of the oldest and unique cultures in the world, and part of its history lies on the Island of Cyprus, which has been inhabited since ...
女性 プロバイダ アルバイト
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The Food Section
Coming Soon: Eatymology: The Dictionary of Modern Gastronomy
It's been a very long time since I've updated this site. But, I do have some news to share. After going down the rabbit hole that was Ruth Bourdain and a s...
Make Mine Marinade! Banana Vinegar to the Rescue
We get a lot of people who love our banana vinegar but don't quite have the confidence to use it in the kitchen. The idea is good, but the execution isn't cl...
Rosa Jackson's Edible Adventures
Tourte de blettes taste test
[image: Tourte de blettes] If kale has taken over much of the western world, even popping up in the past few months at the Nice markets, it’s hard to imagi...
Why Travel To France
An International School in Paris
Some of us are lucky enough to live the City of Light, where romance permeates the air and where you Continue Reading The post An International School i...
Homemade Vanilla Wafers – Recipe
These homemade vanilla wafers, courtesy of my friend Nick at ChefSteps, might not look like the Nabisco variety, but with a ton of vanilla bean seeds, th...
Salted and Styled
Ginger Rhubarb Pie
Recipe and Styling by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong Assisted by Candace Brower For all the geeks we’ve known and loved. This amazingly deliciou...
Impeccable Service Served at Terrine
Great service isn’t an accident. It’s a studied art that when performed at a high level seems effortless. When it’s done flawlessly, the effect can elevate...
Chinese Soup Dumplings Recipe (with Pork & Crab)
Chinese Soup Dumplings, or Xiaolongbao is a MUST TRY at least once! It’s a long recipe, the dumpling skin is hand made and the filling requires several h...
Visiting the Judean Desert
According to Friedrich Nietzsche “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. I think that’s nonsense. Even so, life should be lived optimistically, eve...
Coconut Milk + Chocolate Pots de Creme
[image: pot de creme] If you read my last post, you know that my diet has changed dramatically of late. I don’t think this is a permanent situation as foo...
Food by John Loydall
Beetroot-Cured Salmon With Chrain And Herb Salad
Every so often you’ll see deals on whole salmon at your local supermarket. If they seem in decent enough condition, they’re well worth the money. You can...
Stuff Parisians Like – The Books
Dear Paris Lovers, The silly articles on this blog have now been turned into a book, that is available in English, in French and in Polish. Thank you for...
The Cook's Atelier
The Cook's Atelier: we've got a new website and blog!
We've been working on some really fun and exciting new projects since we arrived at our new atelier including a new website and blog. If you'd like to follow...
2013: The Highs Get Higher, The Lows Get Lower
The second half of 2013 went by in a flash. It was a real rollercoaster. Nick quipped sometime in the early fall that it seemed as we get older, our highs ...
Food & Think
Egg Nog: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Starts a Holiday Riot
When four gallons of whiskey was smuggled into a West Point Christmas party, a third of the academy erupted into chaos
can i get all these at one job: more guidance, more responsibility, more learning & more money?
It takes a long time of working in kitchens to develop a knowing over-the-shoulder glance at what the wake of your boat means. Like reading tea leaves, one h...
Confessions of a Restaurant Whore
RIP Judy Rodgers
I haven't written here in, quite literally, years. Two young kids and all that goes with that makes it challenging. But I could not let today pass withou...
Bronagh Staley – Owner of Sweet William, and Peter Staley – Artist, Isis and Fiontan
Bronagh Staley - Owner of Sweet William, and Peter Staley - Artist, Isis and Fiontan
Sunday Sweets: Dia de los Muertos
You may *think* Halloween marked the end of all the fun, but not if you celebrate Dia de los Muertos! *(By Ashlee Trotter) * Yep, Day of the Dead actual...
Sticky, Gooey, Creamy, Chewy
A Twist on a Classic: Cauliflower Fried Rice with Ham, Shrimp and Pineapple
A new Asian restaurant recently opened just a few blocks from our house. Actually, it was a popular and well-established place that closed many months a...
Tea & Cookies
I can’t remember the first time I found myself on Diane Cu and Todd Porter’s beautiful website, White on Rice Couple, but I remember what I found there: go...
Cannelle et Vanille
A rainy day at Terrain
[image: Lunch at Terrain at Styer's]I have been so inspired by rain lately. The moody blue colors that come from that light. The saturation. I spent a fe...
Lucy's Kitchen Notebook
The Lamb Chops
*The pickings were slim at the market. *I was going to be teaching a class where we just cook together through to lunch time, based on what I find. I dro...
Bonjour! Quelqu'un de bien attentionné m'a gentiment fait parvenir de très beaux sels achetés sur un marché à Marseille, ils sont tellement beaux que j'ai...
Bun thit – cold Vietnamese vermicelli noodles
Like most people who love eating, I also love reading about eating. And sometimes, a particular chapter from ...Continue Reading The post Bun thit – cold...
Playing with Fire and Water
the three friends of winter
The Three Friends of Winter a dessert serves 6 winter: kasu amazake This is a variation of amazake that introduces yeast via the kasu (sake lees), aligning i...
image from Stockman
Alinea At Home
Chestnut, too many garnishes to list
Sometimes, I think there is no more beautiful color in the world than that of a chestnut. A few years ago on Christmas Eve, my friends and I roasted chestnut...
What Katie Ate
Vive la France! (and a few missing oeufs...)
I've been meaning to write up this post for a few days but alas I have been pretty unwell and bed-ridden for the past 6 or so days with a rotten stomach ...
The Traveler's Lunchbox
Endings, Beginnings, and Spaghetti
August already. How did that happen? However it did, it sure happened quick. One minute it was spring, with each long, languid day offering the promise o...
Andrew Zimmern: Bizarre Foods
Andrew’s Austin Vlog
à la mode*
I’m sure everyone who loves photography, at some point gets a bit burnt out. I have to admit I’m one of them. It seems like the more we chase after the new...
A Rainy Sunday in Paris
It was a chilly, rainy Sunday in Paris and life would be slow. The ride from Charles de Gaulle Airport though, was a quick 30 minutes *sans* rush hour tr...
Terroir Parisien, Yannick Alleno’s Farm to Table Bistro in Paris
Anyone with locavore leanings will love Yannick Alleno’s modern new bistro Terroir Parisien, which pays homage to the agriculture of Ile de France, the dep...
Lunch Box (Dosirak)
I found these old school stainless steel lunchboxes a couple years ago at a garage sale and couldn't resist. Brings back memories of Korea, picnics, Mom. ...
This is Easter…
An almond after another… Caramelized nuts 100 g of unpeeled raw nuts 125 g sugar 100 g water Prepare a sheet of parchment paper and grease lightly with sun...
Athens Snaps - and Frozen Yoghurt with Greek Olive Oil
Apologies for another long absence here – and thank you so much for all your kind words and prayers on my last post, I’m very grateful for your support....
Internal Blog Up and Ready
So many transitions....launching my site was huge and I have been doing my best to keep up. This blog was accessible through the website but the intention ...
Curry night @ The Picnic Basket – a fundraising for Thai flood victims
It’s not easy to cook a hot meal in 5ft of floodwater. This Sunday November 13, my friends at the Picnic Basket, the Penny Ice Creamery and I will take the...
The Adventures of Pie Queen
Book Your Thanksgiving Pies!
It's time to think about booking your holiday pies! Yes, the Pie Queen had some successful pie-baking for y'all last year, even working out of that tiny, t...
kiss my spatula
It’s Always Market Day Somewhere
There’s not much I fancy more than sniffing out the week’s new treasures at an open-air market—moseying from one deceptively innocuous stall to another, on...
Our next project: Verjus [update]
Three weeks ago we hosted an opening night for friends and family at our new wine bar attached to our -soon to be open- restaurant. That same morning the c...
When our daughter lay in the ICU on her second day of being alive in the world, we stood above her bed and asked her to breathe. Her small hands were strappe...
An Obsession with Food
Do Wine Blogs Matter?
I wrote an article for the San Francisco Chronicle about wine blogs and their effect on the market. I had hoped to make that announcement the new post on...
Help the People of Haiti
The devastation in Haiti is almost beyond imagining. While the media is covering the disaster extensively, it still seems impossible to compr...
pumpkin spice cupcakes with maple cream cheese frosting
Consider this a lesson in scale. Something no cookbook will really tell you. You won't see in the notes something like "If multiplying batches, strongly sugg...
Sundance Channel's Big Ideas for a Small Planet: Creatures
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Harold McGee: The Curious Cook