Month: October 2010

  • Gluten Free Candy Filled Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

    Despite seeing it on the store shelves since late August, I resisted getting candy for Halloween until yesterday. For once, that’s kind of how my stubborn mind works. The more commercial a holiday gets, the longer I’ll resist buying into it, and it was not until B. gave me a friendly hint that maybe we […]

  • Spiced Poached Pears With Warm Chocolate Sauce and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    If you read this from France or are an expat anywhere in the world, you’re probably looking at this picture and thinking “Oh! Helene made Poire Belle Helene!” and move on to the rest of the post. If you had never had such a dessert and read a title like this, you’d think I’d blown […]

  • S’ Mores Doughnuts

    By the lack of postings one could wonder if I ever came down from the high that BlogHer Food and San Francisco. I did. I actually gave myself one day to catch up and crashed hard on Wednesday evening. Responsibilities hit me up again the following day. I love that work is insane and insanely […]

  • Chilled Lemon Cucumber & Fresh Pea Soup

    BlogHer Food has been such a whirlwind that I need to think on it for a couple of days before I can post some about it (and get my derriere to post process all the shots I took). It went by fast that’s for sure which is why I am so happy I extended my […]

  • Vanilla Rice Pudding & Chocolate Panna Cotta

    Yes, I am giving away a box full of chocolate donated by Scharffen Berger in San Francisco. Head toward the end of the post for details on how to participate. Back in June (wow that feels like an eternity…) I was part of a food blogging panel at Evo 10 with two wonderful ladies, Jane […]

  • Cinnamon Rolls & A Special Little Girl

    I look at the little girl in the photographs below and I see so much of myself in her. And I hope she’ll beat to the tune of her own heart as I try to. I hope she’ll tell the people in her life, close or distant, how much they matter as I do. As […]