I received a copy of Cooking for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet for purpose of review. All opinions expressed below are my own.
Once upon a time (though I should hasten to add, this is no fairytale) a mother was faced with a sick child and very few answers. Eventually the doctors diagnosed Emily Kerwien’s son with Crohn’s Disease, but it …[more...]
RA Sushi to Host 9th Annual Nicky’s Week May 26-June 1
Proceeds from select menu items to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
Tucson, Ariz. (May 8, 2013) – Arizona-based RA Sushi Bar Restaurant will host its ninth annual “Nicky’s Week” fundraiser Sunday, May 26, through Saturday, June 1, for kids battling cancer and other …[more...]
Does chocolate cake sound good to anyone else right about now?
This coming Sunday, May 19, is National Devil’s Food Cake Day and I’m pretty much sold on the idea, truth be told. Might have to squeeze in some baking between appointments on Saturday.
What makes Devil’s Food cake different from other chocolate cakes? Good question! Generally speaking (i.e., according …[more...]
Hands-down, eating at home is the safest way to ensure compliance on any sort of restricted diet. But it’s not always the most fun, and sometimes you just plain want to go out and have someone else do the work.
Is that even possible on a Low-FODMAP diet? Absolutely.
Once you’ve finished …[more...]
I do apologize for missing last week’s AlcoHOLidays installment. It was a combination of an expected sponsored post falling through and me falling ill Thursday afternoon. It was, however, Cinco de Mayo last Sunday and I trust I’ve “trained” you well enough to know margaritas were in order, yes? Good!
This weekend, however, we are celebrating dear old (or not …[more...]
May is National Salsa month. Salsa is the Mexican word for “sauce.” An unlimited amount of salsas are available today in super markets and specialty stores. What’s your favorite salsa?
My current favorite salsa is Cowboy Caviar.
Here are 10 ways to use Cowboy Caviar:
–Pour over goat cheese or cream cheese …
(Sorry if you now have that song stuck in your head.)
Growing up I’d always heard dire stories about pressure cooker malfunctions–blowouts, dinner ending up on the ceiling, and even injuries in the more severe cases. These stories pretty much insured that it was one kitchen appliance that I wouldn’t be bothering with, despite some of the so-called benefits.
Oh, what a fabulous night. Edie Jarolim knew the chef at Proper Restaurant so us food writers, myself and Rita Connelly, were invited to the friends and family opening. Let’s hear it for elegantly-inspired industrial chic. Think high ceilings, exposed pipes, polished wood, scored concrete floors, plush colorful banquettes. Let the noise level ring.[more...]