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behind the scenes with Marc Forgione and a giveaway

Note this drawing is now closed. I’ve been counting the days until April 29th for a while now. The first cookbook by Iron Chef Marc Forgione (cleverly titled Marc Forgione) was a long time in the works. The photo shoot … Continue reading

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congrats to Gluten-Free Girl

It’s not often I brag on my blog about stuff like this, but I prefer to think of it as a congratulations. The James Beard Awards are coming up in May, and one of the books I published last year … Continue reading

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behind the scenes with Ellie Krieger and a giveaway

Note: This drawing is now closed. A lot of the work I do is solo. I sit at my desk typing emails, editing manuscripts, reviewing layouts, and more. It suits well my introverted side. The photo shoots I art direct … Continue reading

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bourbon-bacon macaroons

There are few things I’ve made in my life which have generated quite as much interest in such a short time as these. It started out simple. My friend Catherine, co-founder of Luca & Bosco (omg, try their ice cream … Continue reading

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cheese ball time

Talking about the photo shoot for Great Balls of Cheese wasn’t enough. I had to try my hand at making some at home. Of course my decorating skills aren’t very impressive, so I went with one of the more “traditional” … Continue reading

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