French Fridays with Dorie: Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good

As you’ve come to expect, here is OMG! Yummy’s Saturday edition of French Fridays with Dorie. What a gem this recipe is – especially for Halloween weekend and Thanksgiving just peeking around the corner. A Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook Around My French Table is a home run of a recipe. As usual, Dorie’s […]

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Wordless Wednesday (almost) – Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes

For those of you who know me personally or read my blog regularly, you’ll know that it is nearly impossible for me to be wordless. But here’s my attempt using the photo caption as my cheat. (Sneaky of me, isn’t it?) Long Wordy Caption: Ready to get in the mood for Halloween and Thanksgiving? Add […]

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Guest Post on Eating Rules! – Part of the October #Unprocessed Challenge

I originally met Andrew Wilder of the food blog Eating Rules at BlogHerFood ’10 in San Francisco. When I learned of his 2010 Unprocessed Food Challenge, we discussed the reality of a busy mom succeeding at feeding her family unprocessed food for 30 days in a row. He explained that the real goal was education and […]

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Battle of the Blintz Returns – Russian Grandma’s Recipe Prevails!

Last year, my brave and kitchen-savvy teenage son challenged his uber-talented Aunt Sharon to a blintz-off for our annual break-the-fast meal on Yom Kippur. It ended in a tie with Sharon’s crepes taking the lead but my son’s filling getting top nod. In case you aren’t blintz-aware, a blintz is a cheese-filled pancake usually pan-fried […]

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Braising Brisket – Perfect for Fall and Rosh Hashanah

To be honest, I was not really looking forward to fall – colder weather, school carpools and homework, waning daylight – and then I remembered how much I love braising. Braising is a cooking method that involves long slow cooking of various kinds of meats in some type of liquid. If you love your slow […]

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‘Baking with Dorie’ iPad App and Great Grains Muffins

Almost one year after I wrote this post OMG iPad! – Tempting Technology in the Kitchen, I received an email about testing out Dorie Greenspan’s new iPad baking app called Baking with Dorie. In my original post, I predicted that the iPad would bring exciting countertop functionality into our kitchens, but I didn’t anticipate the appearance […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Creamy, Cheesy, Garlicky Rice w Spinach

It’s been a while (May 13) since I cooked with the wonderful group French Fridays with Dorie. But along with my usual late-to-the-party Saturday arrival, I’m changing up the ingredients and method this week as well. Dorie Greenspan’s recipe – creamy, cheesy, garlicky rice with spinach – is filled with fascinating background on the French and […]

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