May 2011

BlogHer Food 2011 in Atlanta Recap (with links)

May 30, 2011

I was packing my bag for BlogHer Food, trying to figure out what I needed to bring for the long weekend in the deep south, and I made the mistake of tweeting out to the twitterverse (yeah, I just used that word twitterverse in nonirony, feel free slap me in the face next time you […]

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Marble Dark Chocolate Vanilla Bean Bundt Cake

May 26, 2011

My mom’s a pretty darn good cook. But, as with all Chinese mom’s, she rarely, if ever, follows a recipe. Most of the time it’s throwing ingredients into a pot or cutting up ingredients to stir fry. Dash of this, pinch of that, splash of this, sprinkle of that. Magic occurs. But that doesn’t happen […]

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Marbled Dark and White Chocolate Genmaicha Brownies

May 23, 2011

Did you know that being me is extremely difficult? Sure I have the burden of being stunning handsome, charming, witty and very gregarious when I need to be (a skill I picked up when I worked retail… I could upsell like no one else in the B. Dalton Bookstore at the local mall where I […]

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BlogHer Food 2011, Here I Come!

May 19, 2011

Today I fly off to Atlanta to present a session on Branding and Design for Food Bloggers at BlogHer Food. My partner-in-crime Sabrina of The Tomato Tart will be there as well, holding my hand and kicking me under the table to make sure that I’m not making a fool of myself. I just hope […]

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Blood Orange Strawberry Marmalade

May 16, 2011

Awhile ago my friend Shila, who tweets under the name “Shilantro” and who I met at the first annual Food Blogger Bake Sale last year, ended up emailing me out of the blue asking me if she could interview me for her cool start up company Foodia. Flattered, I said OF COURSE and then we […]

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Marbled Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cheese Chewy Cookies: available at the San Francisco Food Blogger Bake Sale

May 12, 2011

So you may be wondering what I’m actually baking for the San Francisco Food Blogger Bake sale this coming Saturday. Hmm. That’s a good question. And normally I’m someone who pulls something out of thin air at the very last minute, totally making something the day before (or the day of if I can get […]

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San Francisco Food Blogger Bake Sale – This Saturday!

May 9, 2011

How in the world did it happen? May is here, and I’m SO behind on…well on everything! But let’s not talk about me. Let’s talk about you. Like lucky lucky you. Why lucky? Because you, lucky readers, should know that there is an awesome San Francisco Food Blogger Bake Sale coming up this Saturday that […]

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Spotlight on Savory: Green Garlic, Bacon and Thyme Scones with White Pepper Maple Glaze, a Gluten Free Ratio Rally Post

May 4, 2011

Once again, the first Wednesday of the month rolls around and the fine folks of the Gluten Free Ratio Rally all decide to post around a common item. This month’s baked good is scones, hosted by the amazing Lauren of CeliacTeen. There was no actual set ratio for the scone given this time (though a […]

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The Sangria Cake, a DIY Desserts event, learning from your mistakes and a note about my Saveur’s Best Food Blog Nomination

May 2, 2011

Last month, at 18 Reasons (a non-profit organization dedicated to the building community through food) I co-hosted the DIY Desserts event with my friend Melanie. DIY Desserts is an evening where bakers from all walks of life (from fancy schmancy pros to down home beginners) bring a dessert that they made centering around themes. April’s […]

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