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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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squash soup

Squash Soup Shooters to Toast the Arrival of Fall

Celebrate fall with the varied squashes abundant in the produce section and farmers’ markets, especially lovely for preparing hearty and comforting squash soups

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Melissa Clark

Melissa Clark’s Maple Blueberry Tea Cake or was that Pan-Cake?

This simple maple-syrup sweetened quick bread from Melissa Clark’s Cook This Now cookbook is a cross between blueberry pancakes and a blueberry muffin – perfect for breakfast or a snack anytime.

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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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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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I Think I Can, I Think I Can … Apricot Raspberry Jam

When summer fruit season arrives, I buy fruit at the farmer’s market with the youthful enthusiasm of a 14-year-old girl let loose in a discount Abercrombie outlet with a limitless credit card. The only difference is that fruit rots a lot more quickly than clothes and can’t be handed down or CAN it? Last year, […]

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Melissa Clark's Corn Salad

Just in Time for Mother’s Day and Summer: Melissa Clark’s Make-Ahead Corn Salad

Busy. Frantic. Schizophrenic. Over-booked. These are the modifiers that pop into my head while looking at my May/June calendar. Teacher appreciation lunches, SAT and AP tests, Mother’s Day, @dormantchef’s birthday, Memorial Day Weekend, my birthday, my daughter’s graduation, BlogherFood (I’m speaking!) and the list could go on. But I know I’m not alone in this […]

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