Weekend Dog Blogging (WDB) #4 Round-up

Tweet Here’s the round-up for SweetNick’s Weekend Dog Blogging Project, wherein food bloggers post clever photos of their dogs. Stiva’s in there, along with a bunch of other patient pooches. Sweetnicks: Weekend Dog Blogging (WDB) #4

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Another Cauliflower recipe

Tweet After yesterday’s post about the beautiful broccoliflower and orange-hued cauliflower I bought at the farmer’s market, I got to thinking about other recipes for cauliflower, and remembered a recipe that was in heavy rotation the past couple of years, South Beach style Surprise Mashed “Potatoes”. Since the South Beach diet was one of the […]

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Weekend Dog Blogging #4

Tweet Well, I heard about this blogging event where food bloggers post pictures of their dogs, so I figured I’d join in. Not sure of the rules, but here are several pictures of my cutie-pie Stiva on a sleepy, rainy day. He sure loves to yawn!

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Farmer’s Market Saturday: BroccoliFlower

Tweet What a miserable rainy wet day! Not a very inviting prospect to go out to the Greenmarket. Well, I’m glad that I went out (besides, the dog needed to go do his thing), because I found these gorgeous hybrid Broccoliflower and colored Cauliflower.The Broccoliflower is a hybrid vegetable, a cross between broccoli and caulifower. […]

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Apple Turnip Soup

Tweet For my October contribution to Gastronomic Meditations, I created a soup using turnips and dried apples, accompanied by Nutmeg Cheddar Breadsticks. It’s the perfect early Autumn comfort food. Head on over to Gastronomic Meditations and get the recipes for yourself! Technorati Tags: recipe, gastronomy, Gastronomic Meditations, apple, turnip,personal chef,chef

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Update on Internet Problems

Tweet Well, the mystery deepens. It appears that the problem is not with Libsyn, but rather that Cogent and Level 3, two major network services, are in some kind of battle, and have literally blocked each other’s hard wired networks. Here’s a link to an article that I quote below: “Cogent Communications and Level 3, […]

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Podcast #15: The Quick Tip Episode!

Tweet Episode #15: The Quick Tip Episode! Lots of kitchen tips, plus some audio from my latest Cooking Demo, and listener e-mails. Featured Website: www.TheFoodSection.com Music: “Can’t Hold it Down”, by Andy Sullivan. www.andysullivan.com“Mambo miammiam”, by Katy Stephan. www.katystephan.com Technorati Tags: food podcast, gastronomy, Kitchen tip, cooking,personal chef,chef

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Podcast service outage

Tweet I was planning on uploading a new podcast this afternoon, but my host, Liberated Syndication, is down, and I haven’t been able to log on all day. This also means that until it’s fixed, the player in the upper right hand corner of this page won’t function either. I apologize for the interruption of […]

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The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Tweet I know this isn’t a food related post, but I had to trumpet the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which is underway now. It’s the largest yearly festival for ballooning, and it’s also the most photographed event in the world. My friend Carol Anderson, editor of Personal Chef magazine, has been blogging about her adventures […]

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Pesto Freezing from Chef Vickie

Tweet A few weeks ago, I posted about freezing pureed basil so that you could have plenty of pesto for the winter months. Well, Chef Vickie, over at The Moveable Feast Food Blog has documented how she does just this, with some great pics of how she freezes it in individual ice cube sizes. Check […]

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