Category Archives: food
Now that the weather’s turning cooler, I’ve started baking again. Found this recipe for Lemon-Blueberry Yogurt Loaf the other day and wow, is it good! Kind of a sticky, gooey mess, but worth it. The only change I made was … Continue reading
Chicken Stew Provençal
Since it’s still chilly in the evening, I thought I’d share a favorite recipe for chicken stew that’s very healthy and easy to make. I found it on washpost.com, the website for The Washington Post. Chicken Stew Provençal 2 T. … Continue reading
Lunch in Georgetown?
How about lunch in Georgetown*? On the way to a favorite French bistro, we’ll pass the old Georgetown theatre, the former site of many a French film, now a jewel center. Some of the theatre seats were covered with a … Continue reading
Phở ga is perfect for cold winter days.
(iPhone photo) Can I just say how much I love phở (pronounced like “fuh”) ga in winter? It’s basically Vietnamese chicken noodle soup, with all kinds of good stuff added. Slices of chicken, green onions and rice noodles all … Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but I love looking at food blogs every now and then. Not for the food so much, but for the gorgeous photography. Can’t remember how I found the Swedish blog Holy Sweet, but I certainly … Continue reading
It’s probably a flaw in my personality, but I have a weakness for diners. Maybe it’s because I grew up in a medium-sized city in the Midwest, and had never been to one, but I love them. The comfort food, … Continue reading
Not a foodie
My first food photo! Believe me, people, I am not a food photographer or food stylist. If you want to see gorgeous photos of alimentation, visit blogs like cannelle et vanille or La Tartine Gourmande for this: or this: But if … Continue reading
Giada and cherry blossoms
Today I had the pleasure of meeting Giada de Laurentiis at one of her book signing sessions. I have to admit to being starstruck–the whole thing is kind of a blur now. Giada has like twenty million teeth that are … Continue reading
OK, so Weight Watchers makes the best frozen treat called “GIANT Latté Bars”! I don’t normally endorse stuff, but these are so good, I feel it’s my duty to pass this on. They are so big, so creamy … Continue reading