January 10th, 2013

Lobstavore

Last summer I made my first trip north to Maine, vowing to return in the fall to celebrate Mr. Mix’s birthday and taste test hot buttered lobster in the crisp autumn air…the things we food writers are lucky enough to call research! We landed in Maine’s Mid-Coast for our autumnal adventure, where we hiked Camden’s […]

November 21st, 2012

McCormick & Me

It’s turkey time! The birds are being brined, the pâte brisée is being rolled out atop pie plates across the country–waiting to be filled with nutmeg and cinnamon spiced pumpkin, and the gravy boats are getting a fresh polish. I’m partial to a homemade giblet gravy that requires roasting bones, simmering stock and chopping liver, […]

November 8th, 2012

Autumn, in images

Autumn has brought with it a host of harvest hubbub. Tuesday’s Presidential Election rounded out a season that began with me making Thanksgiving Dinner on set for the McCormick web campaign I shot in Tasting Table’s Test Kitchen, and ended with a haunted tour through a Halloween corn maze, a return trip to Maine for […]

October 24th, 2012

Green Tomato & Yuzu Marmalade

Happy Food Day, Food Mavens! For those of you arriving late to the party, Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, sustainable food. It’s a day to celebrate the achievements we’ve made as a country in pushing forward a whole foods agenda (lowercase W, lowercase F), and to reflect upon […]

September 7th, 2012

Reflections, between seasons

On occasion, life’s plans have a tendency to overwhelm life’s possibilities. In the month of August I fell victim to that double-edged claim. Overloaded and overjoyed with vacation agendas, catering gigs, wedding celebrations and bonding time with my bestie who is about to become a bride, the myriad possibilities I imagined for timely blog posts […]

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