March – 2013 Cookbook Challenge
avatar

I come from what some might call a foodie family, and yet I didn’t always feel the pull of the kitchen as strongly as I do now.  My grandfather was a chef, and so was one of my cousins, for … Continue reading

February – 2013 Cookbook Challenge
avatar

Theme party! I love a good theme party.  Parties in general tend to get a big thumbs-up from me, especially when they involve food.  But there’s something about being given a subject to work with, a set of criteria to … Continue reading

2013 Cookbook Challenge – Intro
avatar

I adore cookbooks, those colorfully-bound culinary instructions manuals, these days disguised as coffee table books, full of lavish photographs of delectable food.  They inspire even as they instruct.  They generate hunger while at the same time promising to satisfy it.  … Continue reading