cooking

Recipe Re-Dos: Buckwheat Quinoa Pancakes with Pumpkin Cream OR Beet and Berry Sauce; Beet Granola

March 30, 2012
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Whenever I counsel people on the road to becoming a home cook, I make sure to say “if you’re not making mistakes, you’re not cooking.” What a lot of people tend to forget about food bloggers is that we, too, make a ton of mistakes as we develop and execute recipes. If we didn’t, we […]

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Raw Chocolate Cake with the Wannabe Chef

December 5, 2010
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Unlike so many foodies, I did not grow up in the kitchen. I have no memories of laying sugar cookies out on a baking tray with a grandmother who smelled of cinnamon and nutmeg, nor of the first time my mother taught me to poach an egg, nor of spooning hot, homemade raspberry preserves into […]

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Kitchen Intuition: Storage

April 13, 2010

Hey all, Wow! What an enthusiastic response to raw rehab! Please, keep ‘em coming. The only thing I ask is that you not send me scenarios that are very personal; this isn’t an open call for dietary advice, but a chance for you to share practical stumbling blocks (culinary, social) that you think others might […]

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