The Best Homemade Yogurt Is also the Easiest
Ever since attending a demonstration by my friend Janet Fletcher when her excellent book, Yogurt: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, was published in 2015, I’ve been making this easy homemade yogurt every week or two. Like many baby boomers, I made…
How to Substitute Different Salt Types
My friend Carol called the other day. She’d made pesto using a reliable recipe from a reliable cookbook, but it tasted overhwhelmingly salty. What type of salt did you use? I don’t know. Sea salt I think. Does it matter?
How To Find A Lost Kitty
Our indoor kitten, Kimchi, recenty ran away from home. In a little break from our focus on food, here are our Top Ten ways to find a lost kitty, in hopes that it might some day help you to find your own little runaway.
Join Me in SF at A Literary Feast!
Join me and a slew of your favorite cookbook authors at A Literary Feast at the San Francisco Ferry Building on Sunday November 13 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Peachy Keen Ice Cream Sandwich: A Sweet Finale
A group of Bay Area food bloggers is holding a Farmers’ Market Dinner Party and I get to make my favorite course—dessert! Well, actually, like all good meals, this one has two desserts.
Easy Chocolate Truffles with a Secret Ingredient
You know how easy it is to make chocolate truffles, right? Basically, it’s a ganache that you chill until firm enough to form it into small balls. Roll them in cocoa or other toppings. Boom. Done.
Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches (+ Entremet Giveaway)!
Ice cream sandwiches? In the heart of Winter? You bet! Visit your local ice cream shop and you may be surprised to see that the lines haven’t thinned a bit.