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Well, the results are in and we have our winners of the Ritter Sport and Sweet Freedom goodie pack contest!

Here’s how I selected them: First, I went to Random.org and asked for 6 random numbers between 1 and 120. Then I went through the numbers in the order they […]


Herb and “Feta” Polenta Appetizers

You know how on Cheers, every time Norm would walk into the bar, all the patrons and wait staff would turn to look at him, and call out in unison, “NORM!” ? I remember thinking, “Sure, yeah, maybe on teevee life is like that.”

Ah, yes, […]


Contests: Last Day to Enter!

I’m planning a “real” post on Polenta Appetizers for later today, but for now just wanted to remind everyone that this is the LAST DAY to enter my chocolate and baked goods giveaway contest!

I’ve been blown away by the number of entries and am thrilled that so many people will have a chance […]


Book Review: Go Dairy Free

[To everyone who voted for me in the Food Blog Awards, I can’t THANK YOU enough! Although I didn’t win, it was really fun to be invited to the party (and to see my blog stats jump to their highest level ever one day as a result). The winner, it turns out, was some […]


Chinese Scallion Pancakes

[Quick reminder: Don’t forget to go here and enter my contest to win chocolate or treats from my upcoming cookbook! You’ve got until January 30th to enter.]

Over the past couple of years, the HH and I have developed a fairly steadfast routine: every Tuesday at mid day, we connect for […]


Yes, We Candy (Big Announcement Number Two*)

* (Originally Number One, but I was waylaid by Tuesday’s astounding news!)

Before I get to the “Big Announcement” originally scheduled for yesterday, I just want to say THANK YOU once again to every reader of this blog, to those of you who voted for me in the Food Blog Awards (and if […]


Yes, We Candy (Big Announcement Number One)

I’d planned my own giveaway announcement today in honor of Obama’s impending inauguration, but that will have to wait for later, because I just found this out:


A huge THANK YOU to Tea of Tea and Cookies for letting me know that my […]


The Biscuit and The Scramble (to Woo Your Rake)

The close friendship between my buddy Sterlin and me was soldered back in high school, when we first discovered that we were the only two girls in the entire school who had never had a boyfriend (well, I guess there was “BB,” too, but we figured that sleeping with […]


Menu for Hope Winner!

Just a quick note to let you know that the Menu for Hope results are in and the winners have been announced! You can check out all the lucky people (and review the list of amazing prizes) at Chez Pim.

In the meantime, I thought you’d like to know who won my prize–the package […]


Flash in the Pan: Sautéed Greens with Onions and Apples

[Sometimes, you just want to eat something now. I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so easy to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right).]