Braised oxtail puff pastries, with braising liquid reduction sauce. The start of a budget themed Christmas feast. Also, details of our latest giveaway.
Chocolate in tortilla chips?? You bet!
This is one of the "moistest" apple cakes ever..made easy with my apple peeler corer slicer. IT looks gimmicky but it works like magic!
Poker chips? Nope. Vietnamese shrimp chips.
Kyoto traditional miso maker introduces sweet white miso flavored mochi wagashi dusted in traditional wasanbon powdered sugar. A masterpiece!
Follow this recipe to make delicious Soy Milk at home - its easy, and its inexpensive!
need to eat less? tiny food ~ that you can't really eat anyway! love these teeny tiny twinkies and ding dongs
why didn't WE think of this? a spoon with a weighted handle so the good stuff doesn't get on the countertop...
Cauliflower cream and croutons with Gorgonzola cheese- In English, too
Montreal moist and delicious blueberry scones - low in fat and sugar - a great new year's resolution treat.
Jamaican Rice and Peas - they're cooked in coconut milk and seasoned with thyme.
Would you believe these are Weight Watchers Cinnamon Rolls? Just like the real thing, baby!
At 15 years old, it might be a mere teen-ager in your eyes. But it's really the oldest, priciest cheddar in the country.
Stop fearing salt and start using it properly
Italian Anise Cookies
Q: What camera do you use? My answer: You really want to know how I get nice clean food shots. Here, let me show you!
My fave instant ginger tea - sweet and spicy!
Beat the cold weather with hearty bacon-and-chives corn muffins.
Testing out my new zig-zag (edge) brownie pan... brownies are always a good way to start off the new year!
A tasty bite of literature - William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" and the gruel
Hoppin' John - Updated. Blackeyed peas and rice are traditionally eaten on New Years Day for good luck.
Is winter getting you down? How about an old favorite, banana bread - one loaf to eat now, one loaf to store in the freezer.
I bought some belgian chocolates when I visited Bruges, and photographed some by the window sill.
My favorite cookbooks in 2009!
Ginger Snowflakes. Sweet and spicy to ring in the new year
Newly released Angel Champagne in hand finished bottles is the uber chic champagne of the year. Prices range from $800 a bottle to $400,000 a bottle.
Grade A vs. Grade B maple syrup: The A, B, C's of it.
how could you NOT be inspired when cooking in a kitchen with a LEGO countertop?
it's not quite the sleek n chic toaster design of 84, but this one is at least in production - a toaster that you can see-through!
[recipe] Fried eggs in tomato sauce - a quick and easy dish with step-by-step instructions.
Travel essentials for the healthy traveler to stay on track! High energy, packable ingredients.
Tapenade [scroll down for English recipe]
San-J Gluten Free Tamari Soy Sauce - who says it isn't soy sauce sans wheat?