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In My Library: THE BEST PIZZA IS MADE AT HOME

In My Library: THE BEST PIZZA IS MADE AT HOME

| December 16, 2006 | 1 Comment

My husband and I love to make pizza at home. We’ve been doing it for years, since we were dating. At one point when we were dating we wanted to try whole wheat pizza dough but couldn’t find any premade to try. Enter The Best Pizza Is Made At Home. Of course, I made it […]

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2006 Food Blog Award Announced

2006 Food Blog Award Announced

| December 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

It’s time to cast your ballot for nominations for the 2006 Food Blog Awards, hosted by the Well Fed Network. There are many categories so be sure to get all your favorites to represent. NOTE: The Well Fed Network is now defunct.

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Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

| December 10, 2006 | 1 Comment

I received The Good Home Cookbook in the mail a few days ago after Andy of Spittoon Extra fame alerted me to these babies being given away to good homes so long as they got honestly written about. Honesty? That’s my specialty! First off, I was totally shocked by the size of this cookbook. It’s […]

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Whoopsie…

Whoopsie…

| December 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

I was shocked to see that I only had ONE visitor all day yesterday . . . and then I remembered that I upgraded to the new Beta version of Blogger on Friday and that had probably killed the HTML for the counter . . . WHOOPSIE! So to all the bloggers out there: don’t […]

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In My Library: VEGETARIAN PASTA COOKBOOK

In My Library: VEGETARIAN PASTA COOKBOOK

| December 9, 2006 | 0 Comments

Once upon a time, I was a vegetarian. In fact, I was a vegetarian for a number of years (7 or 8, if memory serves me). I bought and poured over dozens of vegetarian cookbooks during that time, looking for innovative recipes that didn’t call for tofu. I am not particularly fond of tofu. The […]

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Review: Panino Sportivo

Review: Panino Sportivo

| December 8, 2006 | 0 Comments

Before going to New York the other day, I looked for new and upcoming eateries in the Columbia-Barnard area. One that caught my eye was Panino Sportivo, which is located beneath Barnard College’s Plimpton Residence Hall in an area that once held rundown and rarely frequented ethnic eateries. For starters, just seeing people at this […]

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In My Library: BETTY CROCKER’S COOKBOOK

In My Library: BETTY CROCKER’S COOKBOOK

| December 7, 2006 | 0 Comments

Everyone who cooks has a book that they consider their go-to, their trusted tome, their bible of cooking . . . for me, that is Betty Crocker’s Cookbook (note: the link goes to the latest edition, not the one I have since it’s several years old). My copy of this cookbook is dog-eared from usage […]

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In My Library: COOKING WITH FRIENDS

In My Library: COOKING WITH FRIENDS

| December 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

I got a little nostalgic yesterday while driving home from Christmas shopping with my son and ended up driving by the house I lived in for much of my life. I also passed by, on the way, some of the many places I used to go to with my family and schools I attended. It’s […]

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Zest of Life . . .

Zest of Life . . .

| December 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

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In My Library . . .

In My Library . . .

| December 2, 2006 | 2 Comments

I love books. All kinds of books. Teen angst dramas, crime thrillers, classics, travel books, parenting books . . . but especially, especially cookbooks. And while I typically don’t cook often from cookbooks, I love to read them for tips, trends and ideas. The photo above is my cookbook library . . . there actually […]

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