Steamy Kitchen Food Porn Room

‘m going to give you 6 letters, out of order and I bet I can show you just ONE IMAGE and in that image you’ll be able to see, hear, feel and smell EXACTLY what those 6 letters form. Here are the letters….in random order: H I S O T H Ready? Ok….read on…


Fried Noodles with Garlic Shrimp


Chinese New Year is coming up in just a couple of weeks! It will be the Year of the Rat!

I’ll be sharing some of my favorite Chinese dishes with you – easy meals that you can whip up for the holiday. Chinese are big on food symbolisms ….


Vote – Which Blogger Dish to Cook on TV?

I’ve got a regular schedule now for my local ABC appearance – the last Thursday of every month. So, I’ve got a week to go and would love you to choose which blogger dish to cook in my live 5-minute bit. as part of the ABC morning news Of course I’ll post the video online for all of you to …


Clicking Away

There’s been a lot of “clicking” in the Steamy Kitchen household – both keyboard and camera. I’ve been pretty quiet for the past 2 weeks, busy teaching myself how to photograph for print, which is WAY different than photographing for the blog. While I’ve always thought that my food photos were pretty damn awesome, photographing for hi-res 350 dpi top-quality …


Bigger Than His Head + Winners

3-year old Nathan and his broccoli Broccoli: Not for the commitment phobic 3 months of daily watering, petting, and singing sweet fertilizer songs. But it was worth every single floret! I totally admit it, I’m an Impatient Gardener. I like fast growing, pick-a-little-bit every day kinda gal, like herbs, lettuce, tomatoes, chilies, citrus and peas. As tender and sweet as …


In case we forget….

who we are when doing business in the Steamy Kitchen family water closet, my son, Andrew has kindly made name tags. In true gentlemanly fashion, he also has thoughfully made a blank name tag for visitors. “D” for dad, “N” for Nathan, “M” for Mama, “A” for Andrew,”Blank” for guests of the Steamy household (the marker is taped on the …


No-Knead Nutella and Roasted Hazelnut Challah

Wow, I can’t believe how many of you made the No Knead Sticky Pecan Caramel Cinnamon Rolls! As promised, I’m not going to leave you hanging with extra dough in the refrigerator. Here’s your recipe for No-Knead Nutella and Roasted Hazelnut Challah from …


No-Knead Sticky Pecan Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

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Do you know what I call smart? Taking something from “works awesome” (No-Knead Bread) to the level of “KICK-ASS.” Which is exactly what authors of the book Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day, Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois have done.

Oh yeah, and I hold them both directly responsible …


Ego Inflated, Temporarily

A couple of months ago, Sarasota Magazine called and asked to feature me as their “NoiseMaker,” quite appropriate as I can be a pretty gregarious, controversial gal. You see, I live in a city where the average age of the patrons at Outback Steakhouse is twice mine. This land of Sarasota is paradise. It’s where the rich retire. It’s a …


Japanese Furikake French Fries Recipe

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In response to the latest buzz about the lawsuit against Deceptively Delicious author, Jessica Seinfeld, I’m launching my own Steamy campaign against the entire concept of hiding vegetables in your kids food. But …