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Stevia Giveaway Winners!

Random.org has done its thing, and selected the four winners of the giveaway. Congratulations, all!

I’ll be back next time with a food post and new recipe. 🙂

NuNaturals Stevia gift pack winners (see this post for details):

1) Stacie–Number 23!

Stacie’s comment:

“I have a HUGE sweet tooth […]

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SOS Kitchen Challenge: BEETS–The Roundup!

It’s time for the very first SOS (Sweet or Savory) Kitchen Challenge Roundup!

When Kim and I first introduced the first SOS Kitchen Challenge last month, we decided to choose an ingredient that we both liked and that would suit both our specialized diets. But we had no idea so many of […]

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Review, Giveaway–and Brownies!

[It’s okay. You can have more than one.]

After many gruelling trials (So many brownies! So much chocolate! All that taste-testing! Ah, the sacrifices I make in the name of food blogging), I’ve finally developed a recipe for fudgy, dense and delectable brownies that are grain-free, gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free, […]

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Brilliantly Beet Smoothie

[EL-LENd Me a Hand campaign update: Ellen listed my humble little self-published cookbook on her “Books Ellen Reads” page! I couldn’t be more thrilled–and I know it only came about because of all of you–so thank you, thank you! This quest also seems to have developed a life of its own. . . seems a […]

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You Win Some, You Lose Some: Relationships, Restaurants and Recipes

[Update, April 15, 2010: Did you know that Ellen Degeneres has read my cookbook?? Waaa-hooo! I could not be more thrilled, especially since I’m sure she noticed because of our EL-LENd Me a Hand campaign!! THANK YOU a million times to everyone who has been participating so far! Now I’m more determined than […]

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Flash in the Pan: Flavored Nut Butters for the Rest of Us (Walnut-Cacao Nib & More)

[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).]

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Beet Burgers and The SOS Kitchen Challenge!

[Seen here on romaine leaves with a side of homemade cultured vegetables.]

I can hardly believe it, but today is the HH and my thirteenth anniversary! And to think they said it would never last! Of course, when we met, we were just love-struck kids a one-night stand riding the subway two […]

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Cookbook Winners!

Well, before I write anything else, I want to send out a huge THANK YOU to everyone who tweeted, emailed, commented or otherwise helped me to live out an adolescent fantasy of appearing on The Ellen Show. I have no idea how many of your messages went out, but I managed close to 200 tweets […]

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Egg Faux Yung

Have you ever seen the movie Big Night? An early effort from the incomparable Stanley Tucci, the film is notable for its fixation on food and cooking as well as a rare thespian turn from Mr J-Lo himself, Marc Anthony. Set in 1950s suburban America, the plot chronicles two Italian immigrant […]

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Audacious Celebrity Stalking, Free Cookbooks, and Truffles

One night when I was sixteen, I watched Marvin Hamlisch (composer of A Chorus Line, etc.) on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. The previous guest was Adrienne Barbeau, the buxom actress who played Bea Arthur’s daughter on the sitcom Maude. I was appalled as I witnessed Hamlisch, seated on the […]

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