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Blogging By Mail: Opening the Packages (A roundup)

I definately want to thank everyone who participated in the first ever Blogging By Mail. The event went smoothly, by all accounts. I collected names and addresses, matched people up more-or-less at random (no playing favorites!) and the rest was up to the participants. People made, bought or stole goodies from their kitchens and localities and mailed them out across the globe. We had 22 ... Read More »

Announcing SHF# 10: Oh Honey, You Shouldn’t Have!

“The only reason for being a bee that I know of is making honey….and the only reason for making honey is so I can eat it.” Winnie the Pooh in A.A. Milne’s ‘The House at Pooh Corner’ Sugar High Friday is a monthly blogging event created by none other than The Domestic Goddess, Jennifer, a few months back. It is my absolute honor to be ... Read More »

Blogging By Mail Reminder

Tomorrow is the last day to sign up for Blogging By Mail. After tomorrow, I’ll send out addresses and any special requests (e.g. if there are any allergies to contend with). If you want to join, just e-mail me with “Blogging By Mail” in the subject line! Read More »

The Reluctant Vegan

In a bout of shamless self promotion, check out my article on Saucy today. The Reluctant Vegan is the name of the series I’m going to be working on. I’d explain the concept here, too, but the article itself is an introduction. The photo above is for the Apple Pistachio Spice cake I give the recipe for. I just love this cake – I think ... Read More »

Back to Reality

Is any vacation ever really long enough? I think not. Nevertheless, I am glad to be home. I had an amazing time in Hawaii, though. I did so much that the trip seems shorter than it was. The highlight of the trip was a 4.5 hour hike (roundtrip) out to the active lava flows on the south end of the island. We got up at ... Read More »


I’m going to be vacationing on the Big Island of Hawaii for the next week. I don’t know if I’ll be able to upload any photos while I’m there, but I’ll give it a shot. If not, I’ll be back in a week. Aloha! Read More »

The Cookbook Meme

I knew I’d catch it eventually…. This is the cookbook meme started over at Spiceblog and sent to me by Mika. DOing this made me realise that I don’t own a lot of bread baking books. I tend to look online for recipes and insipration, or to grab one recipe from each book. I should really pick some up! 1. Rationale behind what we’re seeing? ... Read More »

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