Red Velvet Babycakes with Winter White Glaze

Red Velvet Babycakes

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. I know this because my husband, the professional chef, is planning a special Valentine’s Day menu for the patrons of Persimmon Woods Golf Club. Lucky for me, this special dinner is the Saturday before Valentine’s Day so I actually get to spend “the holiday” with my hubby this {read more}

What Can You Do When Voting with Your Fork Isn’t Enough?

It’s no secret that I’m a strong proponent of eating locally & sustainably. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that from time to time, I use this blog as a platform to talk about issues that are important to me. The US Farm Bill is one of those issues. The “Food, Conservation, and Energy {read more}

America’s 50 Most Powerful People in Food, Including You

“In the food world, the people with power are the ones who affect what and how and where and why we eat — or who can, if they want to. They’re the agribusiness moguls who decide what gets grown and how it gets harvested and sold; the representatives of major food processing, distribution concerns, and {read more}

A Look Back: My Favorite Restaurant Meals of 2010


Umm, it’s 2011. When did that happen? Yes, yes, I know it officially became 2011 one week ago, but I’m always amazed when another year goes by. They seem to go quicker and quicker every year … or perhaps I’m just feeling that way because I’m turning “The Big Four O” this year. Oh poo, {read more}