Food


One week till the big day!

One of the great things about having a birthday the week following Christmas is that my Mom always buys me a separate birthday gift. This year, Mom has decided that I need to increase my efforts to live a healthier lifestyle. To this end, I am the happy recipient of a new juice extractor. (more…)

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At Our Holiday Social 2009

So we’ve made it through Thanksgiving and Christmas is knocking on our collective doors. The holiday season is in full swing, and it’s time for the holiday socials to commence. (more…)

Before everyone leaves Internetland to spend time with their family and friends for Thanksgiving, I wanted to post a quick note to wish you all a safe, pleasant holiday full of great food and memories with your friends and family. (more…)

The mother of foodie holidays is coming, and if you are like me, you are already looking over recipes, planning menus, and planning your assault on your favorite grocery store or farmer’s market before all the quality stuff is gone. (more…)

With Thanksgiving next week and Christmas soon to follow, the time for those holiday potluck parties has arrived. For a foodie, these situations can be cause for either dread or excitement – either you dread it because you’ve been pigeon-holed into making the same dish you’ve made for the last five years because everyone loves it, or excitement at the fact that you get a chance to show your kitchen skills off to your coworkers. As for those who aren’t so experienced in the kitchen, potlucks mean a quick trip to the bakery section of your closest grocery store for a pre-made dessert. (more…)

My good friend and member of my creative team (which really isn’t a “team”, more like me bouncing blog ideas off her to see if she likes them) Lateca Roman and I were discussing her son’s school trip to the Pumpkin Patch a few weeks ago and I happened to ask her what she did with the pumpkin after it was brought home. (more…)

A Perfect Meal!

I decided recently to end a fabulous day by indulging in the Capitol Hill revolution that is We, The Pizza. Spike Mendelsohn, the mad genius behind this new eatery, was a contestant on Season 4 of Top Chef, set in Chicago. (more…)

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