Category Archives: DIY

Trail of Crumbs Book Review + Spicy Cioppino with Creole Stuffing

When I heard Kim Sunée speak at the BlogHer Food ’12 Conference, I knew I had to read her memoir Trail of Crumbs: Hunger, Love and the Search for Home. When Kim was appromixately three years old, her birth mother … Continue reading

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Caribbean-Inspired Skillet Granola

Yesterday was a day of firsts. I invented my first-ever recipe for granola, participated in my first video shoot, edited my first video, joined YouTube and uploaded my first video to the internet. And today I bring you my first … Continue reading

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How to Preserve Tuscan-Style Pasta Sauce

My parents’ garden has an abundance of tomatoes (and basil) at the moment. The past two summers we have canned homemade salsa, but this year I wanted to try something different. Enter homemade pasta sauce. Rather than bring out all of … Continue reading

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Spar for the Spurtle 2 + A Giveaway

I love a good contest, especially one that involves creativity, cooking, subsequent eating and the chance to win free trips. Bob’s Red Mill’s contest Spar for the Spurtle 2 meets all of these requirements. Each year for the past 19 … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky + How to Make a Classic Mojito

I should have saved my mojito tutorial for an Ernest Hemingway book review — mojito was reportedly one of his favorite drinks — but alas, it’s hot in Las Vegas and my parents have an abundance of mint in their … Continue reading

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