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Adult Trick or Treat

For weeks we had been gearing up for it. We watched our diets and talked about how our palates would experience a symphony of flavors in a matter of days. We eagerly entered Moscone and immediately were giddy with anticipation, our mouths drooling like Homer Simpson eating jelly doughnuts. As we went down the escalator […]

Review: Vosges Aztec Elixir Couture Cocoa

Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away. Do you know what you’re getting for your honey? I hate to be a stereotype, but I do like my chocolate. And if your honey does, too, drinking chocolate might be something worth considering. It’s not that expensive — typically less than $20 for 8 oz., which […]

Delicious, Cream-less, Cauliflower Gratin

Look at what I got for Christmas! I guess since we started this food blog people think I’m into cooking or something. Craziness! So I’ve been perusing these lovely tomes, marveling at the pretty photos and just how heavy these books are. Together, they weigh 16 pounds. For a few days I had left them […]

Preparing for a Perfectly Edible Chinese New Year

I guess when it comes to food, the holiday season isn’t quite over. In just a few weeks, it will be time to celebrate Chinese New Year. If you’ve never made a dumpling before, this is the perfect opportunity to try. It’s really not that hard, and it’s actually a fun way to spend a […]

Cupcake Taste-off: Kara’s vs. Sprinkles

2009 was the year of the cupcake. Cupcakes on a stick, mini cupcakes, deep fried cupcakes, it just went on and on. Everywhere you looked — cupcake this, cupcake that. Ah, 2009 was a fine year. So why do I have cupcake on the brain now? In 2010? Which is supposed to be the year of […]

Review: Spiced Pecan Pumpkin Waffle and Pancake Mix from Williams-Sonoma

Rourke and I have this agreement, where he cooks Sunday breakfasts for me. Isn’t that sweet? Since I cook dinner most nights, I decided to broker this deal long ago so that a) I’d get a break from cooking, and b) he’d be keeping it real. He’s a pro at it now and I get […]

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