A cookbook? For Valentine's Day? Not every Valentine wants to receive a cookbook on Valentine's Day. Maybe that one carat diamond heart shaped pendant is a safer bet. But a cookbook can say so much more than common bling. The key is choosing the right cookbook for your Valentine. WATCH THE … [Read more...]
10 Cool Uses for Cloves
WATCH THE VIDEO! You already know that cloves are the secret weapon of the holiday season. If you put them in cookies, cakes or pies, your baked goods will automatically taste like Christmas. And don't forget about Mulled Wine -- it's cloves that makes it so full of joy, too. But what are … [Read more...]
Slower Fast Food at the Drive Thru?
WATCH THE VIDEO Is three minutes really too long to wait? When I read about the latest research on Fast Food Drive Thru times, I was a little surprised. Do you know the average wait at a Fast Food Drive Thru is 3 minutes and one second? And that has gotten slower since last year. I don't know … [Read more...]
Top 5 Fall Food Favorites
WATCH THE VIDEO! Fall will arrive on Sunday and I couldn't be happier. Often, I am sad to see the sandals and shorts of Summer go... But, this year, being 9 months pregnant, I can't wait to greet cooler Fall temperatures with open arms and a big sloppy wet kiss. And neither can my … [Read more...]
The Secret is Out on Secret Menus
WATCH THE VIDEO Are you good at keeping secrets? Secrets are great when you're in on them, but when you're not... you can feel more than a little left out. And for me, that goes double for a restaurant. Have you ever dined at a restaurant only to find out later that there are secret menu … [Read more...]
Crazy for Food Photos
WATCH THE VIDEO Do you take photos of your food? Do you want to remember those short ribs and share that sorbet? Well, experts think you might be crazy for food photos. Smartphones and social media have made it easier than ever to have friends enjoy a meal with you. Thanks to Instagram, … [Read more...]
Men vs. Women – Who’s Cooking in Your Kitchen?
Men vs. Women! I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I not only cook almost all of our meals, but I produce this little online cooking show you may be familiar with. Ironically, my kitchen is also one of the smallest rooms in my house, but that's another vlog. The jaw-dropping statistics in … [Read more...]
How Will You Celebrate Grilled Cheese Month?
WATCH THE VIDEO! I don't really need an excuse to celebrate Grilled Cheese, but as long as there is a food holiday to blame, why not? April is Grilled Cheese Month and April 12th is Grilled Cheese Day. Seriously. An entire Month and a whole Day devoted to all things toasted and cheese. … [Read more...]
Put An Egg On It!
Put an egg on it! What's your favorite food to top with an egg? Are eggs FBO (for breakfast only) or will you try the incredible edible on anything, at any time of the day? Eggs are no yolking matter... Do you like them cooked through or better yet scrambled? Does a runny yolk have you running … [Read more...]
Leave Britney’s Shopping List Alone
Everyone has a dirty little secret, right? OK. Well, almost everyone. My dirty little secret is that I love watching TMZ. The television show. And sometimes I even check out the website. It's like local news here in Los Angeles, so I can't be alone. And discovering Britney Spears' shopping … [Read more...]
7 Ways to Ruin a Super Bowl Party
WATCH THE VIDEO! The kegerator fire last year was an accident. And how could you have prevented the bee swarm? Sometimes things go wrong at parties that can't be prevented. But plenty of things go wrong at parties that CAN. Watch 7 Ways to Ruin a Super Bowl Party and learn 7 completely … [Read more...]
Food Trends of 2013 DECODED
The hot food trends of 2013 may not seem that bizarre to food-obsessed Americans that have already exhausted the hashtag #MeatlessMonday, but to the average eater, hearing that popcorn will be an emerging flavor profile for 2013 can be pretty confusing. Fortunately for you, average eater, I am … [Read more...]
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