Year: 2008


Contest: Need a Personal Chef?

The holidays are in full swing.  There are Christmas pagents to attend and presents to wrap.  Trees have to be decorated and malls braved for the perfect Christmas gift… you know the perfect Christmas gift for that crazy uncle you only see once a year… Okay, maybe that’s just me. Cooking Is the LAST Thing […]


Vegetarian Stuffed Shells

Okay, these little beauties are not vegan, but they are awfully good. And they are my wife’s recipe! Vegetarian Stuffed Shells: The Right Place at the Right Time So stuffed shells has been one of those dishes that has been a family favorite since my wife and I were dating. I threw it together one […]


Things I Am Thankful For

It’s probably a bit cliche, but I wanted to take a quick second to write down a few things for which I am thankful. This isn’t going to be much of a food related post, so hopefully that is okay.  I think tomorrow I’ll write posts on the top ingredients and gadgets for which I […]


1,000th Twitter User

As I type this, I am sitting at about 980 Twitter followers, which surprises me to no end.  For those who have stumbled on this post and do not use Twitter, from what I can tell reaching 1,000 followers seems to be a big hallmark in Twitterdom with a number of Tweeps (Twitter slang for […]

techniques, vegan, vegetarian

Pumpkin… But Not Pie

One of my Tweeps, Felicia Slattery, responded to one of my pleas for inspiration with the suggestion of talking about what you can do with pumpkin other than make pie.  Since the appearance of pumpkin en masse in grocery stores, I’ve taken an interest in this myself (see my recipe for Pumpkin Baingan Bharta) and  […]