June 2012

Caramelized White Chocolate Pistachio Brownie with Strawberry Balsamic Swirl and the Meals on Wheels Star Chefs and Vintners’ Gala Fundraiser

June 25, 2012
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Let’s talk inspiration. Like what inspired me to come up a variation of a white chocolate brownie with these Caramelized White Chocolate Pistachio Brownie with Strawberry Balsamic Swirl. I go to a lot of food events, but the single one that I look forward to every year is the Meals on Wheels Star Chefs and […]

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Nectarine Blackberry Open Faced Pie and a Pie Party for 18 Reason’s DIY Desserts

June 20, 2012
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I’m going to throw out a few words at you: Nectarines. Blackberries. Pie. What do you have? The makings of what could be a pretty straightforward pie for our second annual “Pie Day” celebration! But no, this pie is a little bit fancy schmancy because the roots of our “Pie Day” was to create a […]

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You know you’re a food blogger if…

June 18, 2012
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I recently went to the BlogHer Food conference in Seattle where I realized a few thing about food bloggers that I may or may not have know before. I’ve entitled this list, “You know you’re a food blogger if…” 1. You are positively giddy when you see ramps at the farmer’s market. 2. You know […]

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Sweet Cherry Rhubarb Semolina Cake with Candied Clementines & a Photo Workshop with Andrew Scrivani

June 11, 2012
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The other day I was chatting with my friend, the fabulous food blogger Shauna of Piece of Cake, when the topic of food bloggers came up (no surprise). We started comparing food bloggers (in a strictly non-catty way, if you can believe it) and how each food blogger had his or her own sensibility and […]

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Spotlight on Savory: Chard and Cheese Tart with Extra Virgin Olive Oil Crust

June 4, 2012
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Due to circumstances beyond my control (and aren’t all “circumstances” always beyond our control?) I found myself not confirming that I could go to a dinner party that I very much wanted to attend. It was the annual “Sub-Zero” dinner with AJ’s cycling group, the day before the day before they took off to cycle […]

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