Michelle Huneven on Christmas past and present ~
"A Christmas essay by a noted Southern California writer reflecting the unique nature of the way we celebrate the holidays"
Holiday traditions were a mash-up of Hanukkah and Christmas in her Altadena childhood home. The yuletide cooking and baking continues...
Read more: Michelle Huneven on Christmas past and present; latimes.com
"It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home." ~Author Unknown (quotegarden.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
The question is still the same: What is the one dish you can’t live without?...
Read more: Food Bloggers Top Picks -- Dishes They Can't Live Without; wsj.com
~ With your microwave, you can make candy with a fraction of the usual time and attention...
Read more: Zapping the Holiday Candy; nytimes.com
~ Christmas Eve Fish Tortelli; academiabarilla.com
~ Refined white flour contains only the starchy endosperm of the wheat berry. Whole wheat flour is made from the endosperm, the fiber- and mineral-rich bran, and...
Read more: Whole Grain Baking; bonappetit.com
~ It's a dish surrounded by heartfelt and conflicting advice but with no definitive recipe...
Read more: How to make perfect bolognese; guardian.co.uk
~ Antipasto: A Holiday Tradition; smithsonianmag.com
NYT critic Sam Sifton has a lot of fun writing about dishes he doesn't like. Here's a collection of the 15 best burns, barbs and zingers from his 2010 reviews...
Read more: The Year in Sam Sifton Burns, Barbs and Zingers; eater.com
~ Cooking the Books with Grant Achatz; publishersweekly.com
~ Andoni Aduriz on Fear, Emptiness, and Failure - Eaterrogation; eater.com
The Healthy Corner
~ Cooking Light's 12 Healthy Habits Program; cookinglight.com
From the mixer
~ 11 Food Trends for 2011; clubfemina.com
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~ Cake Duchess: Pumpkin Tiramisu Cupcakes; cakeduchess.com
~ Pumpkin Muffins; benutritious.com
~ Wafer Cookie filled with Almonds and Figs; diethood.com
~ Gingerbread Oatmeal; refreshkori.blogspot.com
~ Orecchiette with Spinach in a White Wine Garlic Sauce; singerskitchen.com
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