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Two Winners of Emily Luchetti’s Fearless Baker Cookbook!

Well, readers, you’ve done it again. What an amazing set of stories about baking successes and failures! From a fabulously weird but delicious birthday cake with blue cheese and chocolate to a cake baked with nothing but love and a fork, I gobbled up each anecdote. In the end, after much self-deliberation, I chose Hector’s […]

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Update on The Fearless Baker Cookbook Giveaway – One Copy will be Signed!

After emailing with Emily Luchetti, she has graciously agreed to donate one of the two books for my giveaway and it will be a signed copy! In addition, Ms. Luchetti is conducting a survey related to her new cookbook and if you fill it out, she is entering the participants in her own drawing for […]

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The Fearless Baker (not me!) Cookbook Giveaway

Emily Luchetti Cookbook Signing While perusing my newspaper’s food section a couple of weeks ago, I spied an event at the International Culinary Center in Campbell, CA that I just had to attend. Emily Luchetti, the highly-acclaimed executive pastry chef at Farallon and Waterbar Restaurants in San Francisco and now a dean at the French […]

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Spinach and Bacon Quiche: French Fridays with Dorie on Friday!

Well, I did it. I made the French Fridays with Dorie recipe before Friday and posted about it on Friday. This really is Friday the 13th – strange things are happening. But here’s something even more amazing: I made a tart dough from scratch and it worked. If you’ve been reading my blog for a […]

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Quirky Quinoa – French Fridays with Dorie

It’s 7AM on Saturday and it’s the first time my head has been clear enough from other life clutter to think about cooking. Seriously – last night we had cereal, fruit, and milk for dinner. So once again, I attempt my French Fridays with Dorie recipe on Saturday. This week’s recipe is Quinoa (pronounced KEENwah), […]

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Beggar’s for Breakfast – French Fridays with Dorie the OMG! Yummy Way

For my second week cooking with this talented group of bloggers and cooks in the French Fridays with Dorie club, I have once again broken the post-on-Friday rule. After a long and emotionally draining week, we ended up calling out for pizza Friday night instead of cooking. So Plan B? Make this week’s recipe, Beggar’s Linguine, […]

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French Fridays with Dorie – Savory Cheese and Chive Bread

When I had the immense pleasure to meet the charming cookbook author and brilliant baker Dorie Greenspan at BlogHerFood last October, she asked me to write to her when I prepared something out of her new cookbook, Around My French Table. So last November, we made her fabulous dish Short Ribs in Red Wine and […]

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And the Winner is…

Announcing TWO winners of OMG! Yummy’s “Cookbook of your Choice” Giveaway Thanks to everyone who entered my first-ever giveaway on OMG! Yummy. I loved reading every single entry – I never seem to tire of meeting new people who love food and finding out what their inspiration is in the kitchen. Wow – from cooking […]

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