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Thinking Day

by on February 28, 2011 · 3 comments

chocolate biscuit cake

Thinking Day, which we celebrated this Sunday, is my all-time favorite Girl Scout event. It reminds me of Epcot, but instead of stores and restaurants representing different countries, you have an auditorium full of internationally-themed booths staffed by Girl Scouts who stamp your pretend passport, tell you a about the country their booth represents and give you food samples.


Published on February 28, 2011
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Win $4,000 from Lucky Leaf

by on December 21, 2010 · 5 comments

Lucky Leaf Made with Love Contest

Win $4,000 from Lucky Leaf


Published on December 21, 2010
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‘Tis the season for beer pairing.   And  Olivia, whose chef James Holmes was recently named a Bon Appetit Top 10 Favorite, is hosting a beer pairing dinner with Brooklyn Brewery.  It sounds like a lot of fun. The event takes place at 7:00 PM on Thursday, October 15, and the menu showcases “the season’s best” paired […]


Published on October 2, 2009
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Blogher Food Conference 2009

by on September 27, 2009 · 15 comments


Hello from sunny and surprisingly warm San Francisco, where I spent most of yesterday at the St. Regis meeting other bloggers and attending panels on ways to be a better food blogger. It was a lot to take in and there were points where I felt overwhelmed, undereducated and underaccessorized.  But the point that finally […]


Published on September 27, 2009
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Austin Restaurant Week

by on September 14, 2009 · 7 comments

If you’re in Austin, it’s a good week to eat out. Restaurant Week is in full swing and participating restaurants are offering three course meals for either $25.00 or $35.00. For what you get, it’s a bargain and a great way to try a cross-section of dishes from Austin’s top restaurants. To plan your week […]


Published on September 14, 2009
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More Great Photos from Minneapolis!

by on August 31, 2009 · 2 comments

Angie from Bakerella posted a lot of new photos from the Eat and Greet. She even got one of me…..and I’m not blinking! Bakerella’s Eat and Greet Photos


Published on August 31, 2009
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General Mills Eat and Greet

by on August 30, 2009 · 39 comments

old mill

Earlier this week, I spent a few days in Minneapolis touring the Betty Crocker test kitchen with 50 other bloggers. We’d been invited to the General Mills first ever “Eat and Greet” where they were excited to share some new products and introduce us to the people behind the brands.  I was happy for the […]


Published on August 30, 2009
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That Takes the Cake

by on February 28, 2009 · 7 comments

Today’s recipe will be late, but I have an excuse. Todd, Fuzz & I spent the morning at the Crockett Center – host to King of Combat Cage Match Wrestling, The Saxet Gun Show and That Takes the Cake one of Austin’s best cake decorating & sugar art shows. Can you guess which event …


Published on February 28, 2009