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Goodbye BlogHerFood 12, Hello Summer!

Chirping birds instead of chirping alarm clocks alert me that morning has arrived. That’s how I know that the school lunch sandwich-making is on hiatus and summer is here. At 5PM Sunday I swallowed the last bite of my graduation sandwich. Amidst my exhaustion, I could almost feel the childhood excitement that pervades your body […]

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A Graduation Sandwich: Served up at BlogHerFood 12 in Seattle!

8th Grade Graduation Thursday BlogHerFood Friday and Saturday High School Graduation Set-up Sunday And that is what I call a graduation sandwich! How it comes together: Tomorrow, my youngest teen graduates from 8th grade, or as her English teacher reminds them – it’s just a promotion. Regardless of the moniker, after tomorrow, I will officially […]

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Bloggers as Agents of Change For Our Own Community

Reflections on BlogHerFood 11 BlogHerFood 11 crept up on me so quickly. With the move from October to May, it seemed like just yesterday I was in San Francisco at BlogHerFood 10 inundated by swag, food bloggers, and enough enthusiasm and education to overwhelm any mere mortal. So it was with great anticipation that I […]

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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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