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Coq au Vin, minus the coq

I think I’ve always wanted to attempt Coq au Vin at home, and I’ve always be curious about it, but intimidated! Although I’d always heard about coq au vin, I didn’t really know what HOW until earlier this week when I committed to cooking a Sunday dinner for a few people.   78 more words


Brain Food: Four Meals for Mental Health


The whole grains and yogurt in Smitten Kitchen’s rendition of classic blueberry pancakes supply a morning dose of protein and fiber, essential nutrients for our bodies and minds to function at peak performance throughout busy days. 229 more words

Can I protect my recipe as a trade secret?

Guys, I’m quickly running out of ideas here. Last week, I discovered that I couldn’t copyright my crumb bar recipe unless I write an entire cookbook. 296 more words

Baked Goods

Smitten Kitchen's Cinnamon Toast French Toast

Last week, I came home from the library with The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, a book that came highly recommended by a friend. These days, my day job keeps me well stocked in cookbooks, so when it comes to purchasing one myself, I like to test it out first. 330 more words

Two Summer Salads

I complain about summer so often that I’ve been feeling a little guilty. If I’m honest, it’s not all heat and sweat and showering three times a day. 1,025 more words


Pancake party!

Shrove Tuesday should traditionally be about using up all the rich food in your house before the fasting and reflection of Lent. So it’s a bit strange that we shop specially for it and then most of us eat hot cross buns and creme eggs for the next forty days. 363 more words


Broccoli & Cauliflower Quesadillas

One of the nicest things about living where we live is that we walk to and fro work. (I won’t lie: during the week, I get to feeling pretty self-righteous about the numbers on my Jawbone.  381 more words