Whew. What a week and then some. As I sit here in my ‘office’, catching a much needed breath, just for 2 seconds, before I go off again, I literally force myself to, as Max so succinctly put it, ‘be still!’.Be still --- ... more
Um…Hi. Remember me? Yeah, I know I haven't checked in with you guys in about five months, but I still love you. And now I'm back… This time I really mean it.But yeah, it's high time I acknowledge my limitations and say that truthfully, this blog's heyday is over. I no longer have the time I had two ... more
If you enjoy making cocktails (and if you're one of the five people who read this blog, then it's a safe bet you do), sooner or later someone will ask you to bartend at a party, cookout, tailgate, or other similar gathering. Providing adult refreshment at these kinds of events can be a lot of fun, especially if you're asked ... more
How do you say sorry for disappearing from a blog without so much as an excuse?It is simply that we needed a break after a wonderful adventure - a rest after writing the book. The former veggie-phobic boy Freddie, who was 7 when we first started the Great Big Veg Challenge, ... more
Well, the real reason for making an apple cake was that my lovely friend Liz came round on Sunday with a bag full of windfall apples from her garden that needed using. However, I also realised that A Pot of Tea and a Biscuit is five years old this week and figured I should bake a birthday cake to celebrate.... more
Last week, the California Strawberry Commission hosted in an event in San Francisco highlighting strawberries and featuring Cheryl Sternman Rule, author of the new book, Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables. Ms. Sternman Rule is a Silicon-Valley based food writer who writes the amazing blog, 5 Second Rule. I am always inspired [...] more
Assalamualaikum dan Salam Sejahtera semua...Chefnash.com is an extension of 'Brunei Creative Chef' blog which was published from March 2009 until November 2011 by Chef Nash. It was a blog about a working experiences as a Chef in a tiny place of the world named Brunei, recipe sharing comes from the bit of experiments done either at home or ... more
Assalamualaikum dan Salam Sejahtera to all... Hello my dear readers, the last post in this blog was on the 23rd November 2010 meaning no update for about 18 long months!! but I guess the contents has few points that at least help my fellow readers to know a little bit ... more
This month's Food Around the World theme was France. It was actually my suggestion. All I could think about was French Pastries! Yum!I decided to go with this Napolean cake recipe. It's not really a cake per se, it's more like ... more
It's been almost a year since I blogged at this address. I'm happy to be back and I feel like I'm home. So much has happened since I left. I had started back working at my old job at an oral surgeon's office. After a year there, I realized that I was just not happy doing that type of job ... more
It's time for Phase One Recipes like these Asian Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Ground Turkey Filling!
When the calendar flips to a new year, lots of us take stock of our lives and decide what needs to change. I don't talk much about my personal goals on the blog, but pretty ... more
This is primarily a food blog, but this post has nothing to do with food - we all need a break from our obsessions once in a while. The reason for this temporary detour is the return to performance and hopefully recording of Clock DVA. You can read more about them here and there's a recent interview with founder ... more
Un augurio di Buon 2012 a tutti voi che mi seguite e anche a quelli che troveranno questo blog nell'anno nuovo. Che il 2012 sia un anno speciale per tutti voi!
(Food photographer, e non solo!, professionista, Alessandro Guerani vive a Bologna ed è disponibile per servizi fotografici e postproduzione digitale di immagini. Per contattarlo ... more
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Michele and I are heading to Windsor, CA, for Christmas with the family, and before we do, we want to wish all of you who celebrate, a very Merry Christmas! May you be surrounded by lots of loved ones, and plate after plate of great food.
I'll ... more
What do you hope to accomplish in 2012? Of course you should be setting goals when the moment occurs, not save them all for one day. However, sometimes we get so absorbed with our routines that we tend to forget to take a step back. New Year's Day gives us a chance to reflect and find room for improvement. Here ... more
This year makes the First Annual Great Cookie Blog Swap, and I’m proud to say I joined in. Usually I stay away from these types of events. Not because I don’t want to, but when it comes to mailing packages, it can become a hassle (and a little pricey). I want to get more involved in the food community, so ... more
Last Thanksgiving I went crazy over this Coconut-Lime Turkey (or Chicken) and Rice Soup.
By the time you read this it will be Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., one of my favorite days of the year. I love the idea of a holiday dedicated to feeling gratitude, something I try to focus on ... more
These 100% Whole Wheat Stuffing "Muffins" are definitely on my list of favorite Thanksgiving recipes!
In case there's anyone in the U.S. who hasn't noticed, Thanksgiving is now less than a week away! I love Thanksgiving, both the idea of giving thanks for our lives of abundance and also the wonderful food that's enjoyed ... more
Pam and I both gave this Spinach and Feta Casserole with Brown Rice and Parmesan two thumbs up!
Yesterday my sister Pam and brother-in-law Kelly came over, and Kelly replaced my broken garbage disposal (thanks Kelly!) While he worked on that I showed Pam some of the new features on the blog, including the ... more