Archive | October, 2010

Braising Broccolini – a Simple Technique, a Unique Sidedish

Braising Broccolini – don’t you just love how that sounds? I do, but what’s even better, is how it tastes. A few days ago I was putting together another last minute dinner, whizzing through the grocery store at frenetic pace trying to figure out what to buy that was quick to prepare but not a […]

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Surviving the Halloween Junk Food Glut: Ten Snacking Tips for Busy Parents

With Halloween just around the corner, stock up your pantry and refrigerator with some healthy snack foods before the candy and treats take up all the space. You’ll find ten suggestions for some unprocessed, tasty snack choices in my guest post at EatingRules. For the month of October, EatingRules has challenged us to eat only […]

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How Did Bubbe Bake It - BlogHerFood aha moment

How Did Bubbe Bake It – The Prequel

Recounting a great BlogHerFood 10 “aha” moment     In March of 2010, I wrote a post called How Did Bubbe Bake It – Part 1, exploring a sketchy recipe I had written down capturing how my maternal grandmother baked a Jewish 3-sided cookie called a hamantaschen. In the post, I promised to write Part […]

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OMG! BlogHerFood

As I dive head first back into my real life in the suburbs of San Jose, I want to share some of the enthusiasm (and SWAG) I was saturated with at the BlogHerFood conference held this weekend in San Francisco.     Besides this outrageous spread of free stuff I brought home (thanks dormant chef […]

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Tomato Time

With the grocery stores still full of tomatoes (at least in California), I’m sneaking in a post about a yummy roasted tomato sauce you can make from that last batch of home-grown or store-bought round red fruit we all love. Now that the temperature outside is cooling down, turn on your oven and try this […]

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