Dinner, a Frenchman, and My Breasts: A Love Story?

Before you tell my husband that he’d better read today’s blog and ask me what the heck is going on, rest assured that there’s no hanky-panky, fake food, or other strange doings in our house. Nathan is well aware of everything I’m writing about, and he’s given me his Hubbins seal of approval, which … [Read more...]

Monday: Meatless recipe sources and news!

Hi everyone, and happy pre-holidays! If you've been reading this blog lately, you know I've committed to the Meatless Mondays campaign, and I'm in good company: celebrity chef Mario Batali also joined up with MM, along with lots of other people who have discovered that making even this small change … [Read more...]

Cooking to Lose Weight? Totally!

Two things I love to talk about: food, and losing weight. Usually they don't go together, but I'm a big believer in the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup theory of joining seemingly unrelated things and getting something great out out of it. And what could be better than eating and losing weight? (Okay, so … [Read more...]

My Baking Internship: Dough and D’Oh!

As I reported on Friday, I was headed to my internship at a fabulous local bakery called Made With Love. Not only do they have some of the yummiest baked goods I've had in a looooong while (I can only be so amused by what I make myself), but owner Celeste insists on using only organic ingredients. … [Read more...]

Cookie Month Recipe #11: Last-Minute Brownies

Cherries in Winter Cookie Month concludes with...brownies? Hey, how did these hybrids of cookies and cake get in here? Well, because if you're reading this now, you're looking for something very fast and easy to take to that holiday party you forgot you RSVPed yes for. Now is not the time to get … [Read more...]