I’ll be the first to admit: Michael and I have a relationship that revolves around food. Clockwise from top: Beef Gulasch, Bratwurst & Sauerkraut, Red Cabbage, German Mushroom Salad, and in the middle, Bread Dumpling That said, in observing our 10+ years of knowing one another, you’d see that our initial attraction came about due [...]
Well, the cupcake crawl happened. And it was pretty darn cool. Michael and I were floored by the response we had…almost everyone we invited was able to come! I think if you tell people there will be cupcakes (and booze), they make a fair attempt to attend. Lemon Meringue cupcake from More. Michael (aka husband of the [...]
This past weekend I went on a cupcake crawl….me and 30+ others. As a quick teaser, check out this awesome link for some beautiful cupcakes (with recipes!). http://mingmakescupcakes.yolasite.com/ More to come regarding the Chicago Cupcake Crawl!
A couple weekends ago I was introduced to a fantastic group of people and a fantastic food competition: Potluck Iron Chef. How did I get an invitation to this prestigious event? Michael’s Kenna’s Pistachio Sliders The internet is a crazy place. About a year ago, Heather, of http://chiknpastry.com/, google’d Chef Pierre Pollin, a Kendall College Chef Instructor. [...]
Check out this quick video on choosing organic and local foods. To the point, interesting facts, and sweet-talking southern boy. Birke Baehr: What’s wrong with our food system Video on TED.com My favorite line? Either pay the farmer, or pay the hospital!
Michael made chili. And it was delicious. I could get used to this. I didn’t take a photo of the chili, so you get one of the whole fam instead! Click “read more” for the recipe. It’s darn good. Go make it.
Source Just some thoughts for the New Year…. I should do more food reading, in the form of books. First on my list: Kitchen Confidential (I know….it’s ridiculous that I still haven’t read this). I should do more food writing (aka blogging). Starting with this. very. post. I would like to eat more food. Therefore, [...]
Chocolate Candy Bar Cupcakes I’m going on a cupcake crawl. Soon. The locations that have made the cut: Molly’s Cupcakes Sprinkles More Sugar Bliss Sweet Mandy B’s Sensational Bites This list keeps morphing….a lot of the shops I initially wanted to visit are CLOSED! What is it with this cupcake turnover? I hear cake ball lollipops [...]