A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Dog Day: The Girls Meet M.C. Escher

[ONE LAST REMINDER: THE MAPLE SYRUP AND LAYER CAKE GIVEAWAY CONTEST ENDS TOMORROW! IF YOU HAVEN’T YET, BE SURE TO LEAVE A COMMENT TO ENTER–MORE DETAILS ON THIS POST.]

Years ago, a friend at university introduced me to the massive tome Godel, Escher, Bach. I was fascinated by the concept of discernible patterns that spanned […]

Share

Maple Mania II: Maple Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream

[ONLY THREE DAYS LEFT TO ENTER THE MAPLE SYRUP AND LAYER CAKE GIVEAWAY! If you haven’t yet entered, hop on over to this post and leave a comment! ]

Alas, I was too young to be part of the Hippie Generation (Woodstock ’69; Flower Power; Bed-Ins for Peace; […]

Share

Flash in the Pan: Cheryl’s Creamy Coconut Collards

[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).]

Share

Raw Raw for Spring! Crimson Salad with Pecans and Pumpkin Seeds

Can it be that spring has finally decided to grace us with its presence? Tentative buds peek from beneath the scraggy clay, ennervated blades of grass sun themselves daily, waiting to transform from brittle, strawlike shoots to brilliant green fringes undulating in tranquil breezes. The sun is finally blazing overhead, causing […]

Share

Sweet (Freedom) Giveaway–and Blog News!

First, the blog news: Welcome to the new home of DDD! We’re almost there–I’m about 95% moved in and unpacked so far. . . we’ve still got to add a virtual top coat of paint, rearrange some html furniture and hang some digital pictures before the rest is up and running over the next week […]

Share

Maple Mania I: Marvelous Maple-Flax Cookies

[Welcome to the new home of Diet, Dessert and Dogs! I’m still tweaking the format and layout of the blog, so please bear with me while I update some links, combine some page tabs, etc. It should all be up and running smoothly within the next week or so!]

[…]

Share

Tomorrow: Cookies. Today: Reflections on ACD, Week One

[It was great to read so many positive messages from all you okra fans in response to my last post. Who knew there were so many okra supporters out there? Here’s to a new image for our pal okra! To the dawning of the age of okra–a new era is born, and it’s brimming with […]

Share

The Nerd Makes Good: A Double Ode to Okra*

* Or, Give Pods a Chance!

[Okra pods, in the raw]

I have a confession to make. I haven’t told you all about this yet because, quite frankly, I was afraid you’d reject me. Move that cursor elsewhere, and click. At best, roll your eyes. Maybe snort in disgust. Maybe gag, […]

Share

Please Standby

I’m going to be dashing around town for the next couple of days, doing cooking classes (short notice, but if you’re in the Toronto area, I’ll be at the Bayview/Sheppard Loblaws tonight at 7:00–would love to meet you!), and then my friend Babe is coming to town tomorrow, so I won’t have much time for […]

Share

Grain Free Lemony Almond Pancakes

[Changes are afoot: I’ll be revamping the blogroll (actually, the entire site!) in a few weeks and want to be sure I don’t miss any of the blogs I regularly enjoy reading. If you’d like to be included–and especially if I’ve ever commented on your site–please let me know if you’re not already […]

Share