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Archive for March, 2011

March 18, 2011

Nutella Chip Cookies with Homemade Nutella Chips

I was considering making this photo EVEN bigger. But then I might cause mass pandemonium with all of us scurrying to find a way to sample these Nutella Chip Cookies with Homemade Nutella Chips. Wait, let me break that down. Those are cookies. Homemade of course. with homemade nutella chips. Yes! My good friend Ivory […]

March 16, 2011

Handmade Pots and Pans

Some of my favorite pots and pans aren’t the expensive All Clads or Scan Pans (though I *do* love them). But the pans that I cherish are the hand-made ones. Here are 2 of the ones that I own: This Flameware Skillet was recommended to me by Veronica of Kitchen Musings – hand-thrown by Clay […]

March 16, 2011

Meyer Lemon Clouds with Lemon Whipped Cream and Fresh Blueberries

Beautiful, light and simple recipe for Meyer Lemon Clouds.

March 13, 2011

Boys at Play

Hi friends, This has been quite an emotional week, with the boys home for Spring Break, Scott and I had to sit them down and explain to them what happens in a natural disaster (no, God is not mad), where do all the people go swept out to sea and encourage them to think about […]

March 13, 2011

Vietnamese Barbecued Lemongrass Beef

I think this is my second favorite Vietnamese dish, right after Pho. It’s light, healthy and incorporates the salty, sweet, tangy, spicy, sour elements that make Vietnamese food so tasty. Recipe for Vietnamese Barbecued Lemongrass Beef, courtesy of Periplus Publishing on my other site, New Asian Cuisine.

March 12, 2011

Fatteh Hummus

Do you know what “fattah” means? Find out and see recipe for Fatteh Hummus on Steamy Kitchen on TLC column.

March 11, 2011

Giveaway: Lidia Bastianich Pasta Stoneware Bowls

Giving away one set of Lidia Bastianich Pasta Stoneware Bowls and four Lidia’s imported dried pasta.

March 9, 2011

Indian Cabbage with Crispy, Crunchy Chickpeas

Recipe for simple vegetarian/vegan Indian Cabbage with Crispy, Crunchy Chickpeas that only takes 20 minutes to make.

March 9, 2011

Hand Made Natural Cutting Boards

I’ve featured hand-made cutting boards before – and my beloved custom made black walnut cutting board from Eric Childress is still sitting happily on my counter. It’s a permanent fixture, I had the countertop measured and sent Eric the dimensions of what I wanted and a few weeks later it arrived. Here are some gorgeous […]

March 8, 2011

Giveaway: McCormick Gourmet Spice

Let me replace your entire spice cabinet! Giving away entire set of 48 McCormick Gourmet Spice collection.

March 8, 2011

Giveaway: 25,000 Frequent Flyer Miles from Travel Hacking Cartel

Giving away 25,000 Frequent Flyer Miles from Travel Hacking Cartel and Chris Guillebeau.

March 7, 2011

Giveaway: Sport Berkey Water Purifier

One of the best water purifiers in a sports bottle form! Giveaway of Sport Berkey Portable Water Purifier.

March 7, 2011

Bar Basque Chestnut Soup

Evening at Bar Basque in NYC with my date, the Roaming Gnome + recipe for Bar Basque Chestnut Soup over on my column at TLC.

March 7, 2011

Grilled Shishito with Miso Vinaigrette

Grilled Shishito Peppers with Miso Vinaigrette recipe over at my column on Discovery Health

March 7, 2011

Salad Pride

Here’s a new site I found – an entire blog for salads. Seafood, vegan, raw, vegetarian, meat salads are featured alongside beautiful photography. The salads are creative, even catching the eyes of two little boys who are sitting right next to me as I create this post. We’ve each picked out our favorites. My picks: […]