October 2011

WORDLESS RECIPE #2 Halloween Edition – Haunted Honey Caramel Popcorn

October 31, 2011

Download a PDF of of Eat the Love’s Wordless Recipe #2 Halloween Edition Haunted Honey Caramel Popcorn (2.7 MB file) Previous Eat the Love’s Wordless Recipe #1 How to Make Your Own Ice Cream “Magic” Chocolate Hard Shell For a variant of this recipe (with words), please visit my guest post over at Eating Rules, […]

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Marble Bread – a Chocolate Chai Orange Marbled Brioche Loaf & the Scharffen Berger Chocolate Bakery Tour. Plus a chance to win a Chocolate Baking Start Kit!

October 27, 2011

When I got an email from Scharffen Berger chocolate, asking me if I wanted to go on a bakery tour of San Francisco, I didn’t hesitate to shoot them back an email saying “Heck, yeah I do!” Turns out Scharffen Berger had invited a number of food bloggers in the San Francisco Bay Area to […]

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Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Bars and how I need to let go of the pretty.

October 24, 2011

I’m going to talk ugly for a little bit here. And when I say ugly, I don’t mean ugly as in, “Girl, you best put down that extra piece of fried chicken, because you don’t need more thigh to go with that outfit” sort of ugly. I reserve that sort of conversation with my friends […]

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American Orange Yams and Okinawa Purple Sweet potato with Macadamia Nut Pie and an aloha farewell to Maui

October 17, 2011

My parents, sister and her husband had left the Maui after spending six days with us. Afterwards, AJ and I were on what we called “our bonus days” – the extra few days past July, into August, that we had scheduled to roundout our stay in Maui. We had told everyone (and ourselves) that we […]

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The Black and Blue (berry) Pie for Folsom Street Fair

October 13, 2011

[Warning: If you are easily offended or work in a sensitive environment, you may want to click away, as this post has pictures that aren’t what you usually find on a food blog. Nothing too risque, but I felt obligated to warn you ahead of time.] It’s been awhile since AJ and I have had […]

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Lemon Pudding on Romaine Leaf Lettuce with Fresh Strawberries, Candied Pistachios and Cypress Black Sea Salt. Also a tour of the Tanimura & Antle Lettuce Farm as part of the Know a California Farmer initiative.

October 10, 2011

It was at lunch when I overheard my host, Farmer Brian say those fateful words. “You know, we grow so much lettuce, but I’ve never actually seen lettuce used in a dessert.” Challenge accepted! After all, how can I not want to take on those fighting words? I’m all about thinking outside the box. My […]

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RIP Steve Jobs

October 6, 2011

I was sitting on a delayed plane, waiting for them to close the doors, when one of my new friends I was flying with exclaimed “Steve Jobs is dead!” We all looked at each in shock. The door closed, the plane took off and I was left with a feeling of disbelief throughout the flight. […]

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Blueberry Peaches & Dreams Pie, adapted from Baked Exploration

October 3, 2011

I occasionally get a review copy of a cookbook in the mail, which is always exciting. I often times don’t have a chance to properly sit down and make anything out of them though I read them avidly whenever I have a chance. I’m the sort of person that can take a cookbook and read […]

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