It’s been a while, I know. Even though my mantras for the summer were “live in the moment” and “don’t over-commit,” the days and weeks were still a blur. A tasty blur for sure: We took weekly trips to the farmer’s market for local corn, heirloom tomatoes, and nitrate-free sausages (and Cake Bubbles of course); we ate homemade ice
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I recently learned that it’s generally accepted among food writers, bloggers, and chefs that if you change at least three ingredients in a recipe you can call it your own and use it or write about it without crediting the source. Since I rarely, if ever, follow a recipe to the letter, I guess that makes me
In honor of National Pie Day today, here is a guest post from my sister, Heather. (I don’t bake much, and I love guest posts almost as much as I love pie.) She was in charge of pies this year for Thanksgiving, and let’s just say she really hit it out of the park. Her Apple Butter
For the next 40 days, I am a vegetarian. This — giving up meat for Lent — has become a tradition of mine. It started a couple years ago when my family got involved in Operation Rice Bowl through my kids’ school. Operation Rice Bowl is a program that helps people connect with people in need around the world by inviting participants to “… fast in solidarity with those who