Giveaway: Bite Me Cookbook


Bite Me: A Stomach-Satisfying, Visually Gratifying, Fresh-Mounthed CookbookFrom Amazon.com $16.47From Publishers Weekly For those who want sass, attitude, and a fly-by-night-feel, sisters Albert and Gnat offer up a fun collection of 175 recipes pulled together in a quirky package complete with offbeat photos (think grandma vacuuming another grandma, an underwear-clad woman emerging . . .

Giveaway: Coffee Bean Tea Leaf Kaldi Machine


Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Kaldi MachineI recently had a chance to demo the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Kaldi single cup machine. Every year for Christmas, there’s always one thing on my list to Santa – a few bags of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf coffee. When I used to live in the . . .

Giveaway: Chef Collection Personalized Pepper Mill


Chef Collection Personalized Pepper Mill Own the “Original Wine Bottle Pepper Mill” as shown on Emeril’s show. Don’t be fooled by cheap imitations! Add a dash of personality to every meal with your very own Chef’s Collection© Personalized Pepper Mill. Inspired by wine connoisseur’s east to west, our clever Wood Peppermill features a “corkscrew” . . .


Greek Style Mac ‘n Cheese


Recipe for Greek Style Mac and Cheese, loaded with olives, feta cheese, sundried tomatoes and spinach.


30 Ramen Hacks


The item in my pantry that runs out more often than rice is instant ramen. It’s the perfect midnight snack — well — it’s the perfect hangover breakfast too! Serious Eats has a list of 30 Ramen Noodle Hacks – from adding baby spinach and hard-boiled egg (common for traditional Japanese ramen) to using it as a topping for shephard’s …


Knit Herringbone Scarf Pattern


Most of the items that I knit is cutesy girly scarfs or stuff for the kids, I haven’t done much “manly man hand-knitting” though there are a ton of patterns and books for man-knits. When I hand-make an item for someone, it’s an all-encomassing experience. I go overboard in the whole “personalization” thing, with the philosophy that there’s a PERFECT …


Indian Fish Coconut Curry


Step by step photos for Indian Fish Coconut Curry Recipe from Entice With Spice Cookbook by Shubhra Ramineni.


Spring Asparagus


My friend Sally Cameron makes oven roasted asparagus and dresses it up with lemon zest, grated cheese and crispy prosciutto. Lovely, lovely spring dish.


Giveaway: Libre Tea Giveaway


Libre Tea GiveawayThis is one of my favorite new products – Libre Tea allows you to enjoy hot, loose-leaf teas on the go. The exterior is unbreakable polycarbonate and the interior wall is glass. There is a filter in the cap so that the loose leaf tea stays put while you drink.Libre Tea Glass ‘n . . .


Giveaway: Kenmore Elite Portable Induction Cooktop


Kenmore Elite Portable Induction CooktopThe hot and searing with the simplicity of sublime, cool. The seduction of control,now, there for the touching. Kenmore Elite® Portable Induction Cooktop delicious by design™ Advanced, professional technology-Induction cooking is the most advanced, efficient way to cook. Used by professionals for its fast, even heat and . . .


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A little over ten years ago, I built my dream kitchen. It was my first home that I’d ever owned and I purposely bought an older home, knowing that I would gut and remodel the entire thing. The house had so many walls that you felt like a mouse in a maze just navigating from the front door to the …