Alanna Taylor-Tobin, the blogger behind The Bojon Gourmet, makes gluten-free baking look so good. I’ve followed her blog for a long time and was excited to get my hands on her new cookbook, Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert With Gluten-Free Grains and Flours. Continue reading
It’s baked pasta season! It has finally cooled down here in Florida and this weekend was BEAUTIFUL. We opened the windows. We wore sweaters for the first time in a long time. I made pumpkin stuffed shells. Continue reading
We’ve been craving another road trip to Charleston, which always includes boiled peanuts along the way as we head north and east along Florida. With our recent trip to Spain, a weekend in New York City next month, and a few days in Northern California in February, it will probably be a while before we make it to South Carolina for another visit.
Whenever I see one friend’s mom, she very sweetly lets me know how much she enjoys my food blog or how much she liked my most recent article for the Tampa Bay Times. At her granddaughter’s birthday party this weekend, she told me she really enjoyed my recent cookbook review of Molly on the Range. It even moved her to drive to Barnes & Noble and buy the cookbook!
At the bookstore, she couldn’t easily find the book. So she asked an employee to help her find the book and said in the very convincing way I believe only moms have mastered, “Hey, don’t you know this cookbook is featured in the Times today? You need to move it up to the front!”And they promptly did move Molly on the Range to a prominent display. Continue reading
My first trip to the grocery store postvacation was a blur of kale bunches and zucchini — and tubs of coffee. After two weeks of jamón and patatas piled high into thick, eggy slabs of tortilla in Spain, I needed to restock our fridge with everything green.
A week of mostly healthy eating was followed by a Saturday filled with pitchers of beer and pizza in the name of cheering on the Gators. So I was craving a salad. Continue reading