November 2009

Judith-jones.jpg When you saw “Julie and Julia” did your heart soar when Judith Jones convinced Alfred Knopf to publish “Mastering the Art of French...
Last week I was invited to attend a “Friends Thanksgiving”, and asked to make a dessert. I’ve always wanted to delve into the art of pie making but...
[polldaddy poll=2298138] [polldaddy poll=2298152] Thanks everyone!  — Alison
(photo via The Cheesemaker ) We all know cheese is delicious all on its own, but since cheese has such an extensive range of flavors, cheese...
(photo via Country Living ) For most people, the center of the Thanksgiving plate is the traditional turkey with stuffing and cranberries. With a...
From Molli: In celebration of Homemade Bread Day, I opted to try a braided bread, something I’ve never tried making before. Borrowing a recipe from...
(photo and recipe via Kwik’Pak Fisheries ) Many of us who have moved to the U.S from warm, tropical climates may have once had the luxury of fresh...
What’s 230 feet long by 20 inches high and took an estimated ten years to create? If you guessed the new Congressional health care bill, maybe you...
I’d like to take this moment to thank Quinn for introducing me to the concoction below. I believe the French call it “un Bloody Mary avec le lard...
“For breakfast today, we will be serving olive oil…yep, just olive oil.” Yikes, right? Well, that’s exactly what I was thinking bright and early on...
What a weekend! From the moment my plane touched down in San Fran on Friday afternoon, it was full-steam ahead until just a few hours ago when I got...
As someone on Twitter put it, “Only one more sleep ‘til San Francisco!” I feel like it’s the day before Christmas. Tomorrow morning I leave for the...

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