in my summer kitchen…

in my summer kitchen |

When I was a kid, I was always curious to see what my friends had in their kitchen.

Sugar cereal? Candy? Entenmann’s? Show me the loot!

You have to understand, my mom sent me to school with homemade carrot-raisin slaw packed in 1970’s (brown) Tupperware. I was that kid.

Today, I invite you to explore my kitchen….

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I’m writing a cookbook!

The Clever Carrot Cookbook |

A couple of months ago, I received an email.

It was around 4 PM, during that lull in the afternoon when one contemplates devouring a carb-laden chocolate chip muffin or a handful of almonds. I chose neither, as I became instantly distracted by an unexpected message.

No, I didn’t win a free cruise on Royal Caribbean (although, how I got on their mailing list is mind boggling) and no, the mortgage fairy has not opted to pay off my house in full- it was the editors of Page Street Publishing, and their proposal, who caught my attention….

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baked by my readers, contest winners + thoughts on community

baked by my readers |

This melts my heart.

Every once in a while, I’ll receive pictures of my recipes made by you! I couldn’t be more chuffed! Connecting with people from all over the world really blows my mind. Food is a universal language.

And lately, you’ve been baking bread.

I thought I’d share some of  your beautiful photos here on the blog….

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