NYC Dumpling Festival

Last week was my umpteenth trip to NYC this year, I swear I need a just get a job in the city to pay for cab fares ($50 to/from the airport!), and yes, I do the mass transit stuff, but usually accompanied by someone else who’s got a sense of direction and knows the city well enough. I’m just not …


Gluten Free Multigrain Waffles

Gluten Free Multigrain Waffles recipe by my good friends, Shauna & James Ahern of Gluten Free Girl. This is a recipe from her brand new book, Gluten Free Girl & The Chef. Recipe is on my Discovery Health column!


Light-up Shoelaces

As silly as these seem….I want them!!!! LED Shoelaces $9.95 through Lite Bright Raves Source: Foolish Gadgets


Masala Trail Mix

Recipe for Masala Trail Mix on my other site, New Asian Cuisine.


Pesto Trapanese

Here’s a different kind of pesto — instead of the emerald green version that you might be used to, Lidia basil, tomato and almonds (this version uses yellow cherry tomatoes). The ‘trapanese’ comes from Trapani, a city on the west coast of Sicily. Go check out the recipe for Pesto Trapanese on blog With A Dash of Spice.


Food Heroes

I just got off the phone with this beautiful lady, Georgia Pelligrini – she’s a modern day hunter-gatherer and has just come out with her very first cookbook, Food Heroes, chronicling 16 food artisans who are fighting to keep their traditions alive.