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Tasting Jerusalem

Tasting Jerusalem: April Showers Bring May Flours

See who won the April Tasting Jerusalem Couscous contest, bring out your flours and start baking in May; plan ahead for June – start preserving lemons now!

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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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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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Pie Dough for Dummies — Top Tips for the Doughaphobic

Acrophobia, claustrophobia, doughaphobia. I have successfully faced the demons of the first two phobias but am embarrassed to admit that leading into my 47th Thanksgiving, I was still doughaphobic. I’ve alluded to this debilitating anxiety in previous posts (How Did Bubbe Bake It – Part 1) and now feel that if you are all to […]

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Bake for the Memories

A Loving Tribute to a Fabulous Woman and Prolific Baker Laughter, family, friends and home-baked goods. Does a human being really need anything more to live a joyful life? Last October, my dear friend’s mother –  my most favorite cookie baker of all time –  left this world far too soon. When she died, we […]

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