Archive | August, 2012

Perfect Pizza Party

Wordless Wednesday – A Perfect Pizza Party

Last Friday night, we attended our son’s girlfriend’s birthday party. Her mom, a gifted cook and caterer, prepared a fun evening for us all with a make-your-own pizza bar as the main course. Though she certainly did quite a bit of prep ahead of time making dough and chopping ingredients, she forced inspired us all […]

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Forgotten Frittata

Fast and Flavorful Frittatas – A Flexible Recipe For Even the Most Frantic Schedule

Are you frantic, frazzled, and fearful of the new frenetic back-to-school schedule? Are you as shocked as I am at the fast-pace at which fall is running towards us while summer seems to just be drifting away? In the midst of all the chaos, fast and flavorful dinners that multi-task as breakfast or lunch are […]

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Julia Child's 100th Birthday Tribute

Blogs, Boeuf Bourguignon, and a Birthday: A Tribute to Julia Child

Friends and family frequently ask me: What motivated you to start writing a food blog? With conviction, I’ve always answered that it was a spontaneous whim on a Sunday afternoon, though the seed was probably planted during our fabulous trip to Italy in 2008. But now that I’ve spent the last few days thinking about […]

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French Fridays with Dorie - Warm Scallop and Shrimp Salad

French Fridays with Dorie: Scallop and Shrimp Salad with Corn, Nectarines, and Basil

I have been noticeably absent from the French Fridays with Dorie group, to my dismay, but what a great week for re-entry. This week’s recipe of a Warm Scallop Salad with Corn, Nectarines, and Basil is vibrant in flavor and color and an idyllic selection for warm summer evenings. As you know, we can’t share the […]

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get cooking cookbook giveaway

Change is in the Air — A New Look and a Cookbook Giveaway to Celebrate!

When I started playing with flour back in April, I hinted there were changes in the works at OMG! Yummy. Well, the changes are here and I thought I would celebrate with a giveaway – a signed copy of Mollie Katzen’s get cooking cookbook! August is all about transitions – teenagers leaving for college, kids changing grades […]

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