Look What I Made: Grilled Flatbread Pizza (Vegan Friendly)

I’m writing about pizza again because, well, I can. And because lately I can’t shut up about pizza. Internet me is just following real life me’s lead. More and more, I find myself engaging in these conversations about pizza making and… they’re not even conversations, really. It’s just me, impassioned, bathed in self-righteousness, and raving […]

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Dean Fearing Made Pretty Halibut on D: The Broadcast This Morning

D-TV launched this morning at 9 a.m. with The Broadcast, and Tim Rogers wrote a totally biased view of it. I can’t say I agree (yet), since I’m kicking up my feet and watching it tonight. DVR is man’s best friend. I did catch a glimpse of what Dean Fearing was making, and it looked […]

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Look What I Made: (Cheap!) Four Course Valentine’s Dinner

It’s a tricky thing, writing about Valentine’s Day. There isn’t a whole lot to be said that isn’t well-worn territory at this point. Which makes sense, I guess, because Valentine’s Day, from the little candy hearts that say ‘be mine’ to the ubiquitous red cupids and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, seems not to have changed […]

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Look What I Made: Homemade Peppered Bacon

I almost didn’t do this post. Making my own bacon was a learning experience. And not the cool kind. I’m into learning experiences where I either learn that I’m immediately good at something or I learn because documentaries are educational.* This wasn’t like that. I figured bacon makin’ would be a challenge, of course, but […]

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The Most Hated Risotto in America: John Tesar’s Losing Recipe

I was traveling when John Tesar was booted off of Top Chef for his risotto. I learned of the tragedy in an airport in Nicaragua. I overheard two Nicaraguan women in the airport talking in the ladies room. “Oh, senor Tesar conseguido un trato malo!” cried one. “Es el peor momento jamás para un jefe […]

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Into Shelley’s Belly: Recipes for Almond Amaranth Banana Bread and Homemade Cashew Milk

Our resident voracious eater, Matthew Shelley, usually takes pretty pictures and writes pretty words about other peoples’ food, but this time he’s showing you what he can do in a kitchen. I’m sorry to report that he’s off the market, ladies. Mr. Shelley is engaged. I am no chef. I am no baker. Now that […]

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