Crockpot heaven alert!!

Long-time readers will know that I really admire the cookbooks of Beth Hensperger. First there was the ‘Bread Lover’s Bread Machine Cookbook,’ where she has managed to demonstrate how to properly use a bread machine to make real bread including...

Still no food posts…

It’s been quite a while since I wrote up a recipe. Partly that is because I’ve started a new job. Partly it’s been because THE book (see picture on the left) is still hanging fire at the printers. Basically when they entice you to get your book...

Mais…mais, c’est ecrivee en Francais n’est ce pas?

Not this post, but the second edition of Blog appetit. The subject this time is lamb and fresh peas (agneau et petits pois). There are already 26 lovely-looking recipes up with more to come, plus the Blog appetit surprise twist of having a real Michelin-starred chef...

3 of the best

I have written here and elsewhere on occasion about how the traditional food media are not necessarily the best places to turn anymore for food writing. While there are absolutely brilliant restaurant reviewers among food bloggers, this is still one area where...

Late, Later, Latest

You have to admire the effort that Viv puts in to her SeattleBonVivant blog. She posts multiple times per day and seems to cover just about everything. She has been a big supporter of the Paper Chef all along and was its first ever winner. So she didn’t let a...