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Silpat Baking Mat Giveaway

I love my Silpat baking mats. They’ve transformed the way I cook and bake. As I explained in this post, the Silpat mat gives cookies something to grip and gives them...

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Thursday Things

Here are this week’s Thursday Things: 1. If you’ve ever wanted to smell like birthday cake, blueberry, bourbon, or brownies, Demeter Fragrance has you covered. Scents in their Top 30 scents...

20 Father’s Day Gifts Under $20

Newsflash for anyone who hasn’t thought about this yet, Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 17, 2012. Time to start thinking about it. Here are 20 gift ideas for the Dad...

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Orange Ginger Tempeh and Brown Rice Salad with Orange Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is my new favorite salad. Or rice-and-vegetable-medley or side-salad-that’s-really-a-main-dish or whatever it should be called, I’m loving it. If this doesn’t get you excited about eating your vegetables and brown...

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20 Peanut Butter Recipes for National Peanut Butter Cookie Day

June 12 is National Peanut Butter Cookie Day and since I love peanut butter, this is a perfect holiday. 20 favorite recipes using peanut butter: Balls & Bites 1. Pretzel Peanut...

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Apricot Butterscotch Peanut Butter-Filled Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Double Stuffed cookies, you have nothing on these. They are triple-stuffed and full of fluff and puff. Have you ever made something and wished you could have a “do-over” on...

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Coronado Island

On Thursday I drove a few miles south and took the big bridge over to Coronado, California. Technically just a few miles south of San Diego, but in all senses of...

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Recipes Using Cake Mix

Cake mixes aren’t just for making cakes. They are incredibly versatile, they save time, and generally speaking, when using cake mix in a recipe, the chances of the recipe “turning out”...

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Thursday Things

Here are this week’s Thursday Things: 1. I’m loving Bravo TV even more so than usual because there are multiple cities of housewives happening. The Real Housewives of Orange County, New...

Ani Phyo Cookbooks Giveaway – Set of Two

I recently received these two Ani Phyo Cookbooks: Her latest book, Ani’s 15 Day Fat Blast And her classic Ani’s Raw Food Essentials, which is now available in paperback   I...