I love to cook and experiment in the kitchen. I have 2 kids who have been eating curry since they could eat it pureed. :)

  • Location: Florida
  • Favorite foods: Curry, rare steak, soups of any sort, and falafel.
  • Last bite on earth: A wonderfully aged steak, rare as rare can be, with some mushrooms and asparagus on the side.

What I Ate When I Couldn't Eat Anything: Facing Gestational Diabetes as a Food Lover

I always thank my lucky stars my MFM and OB gave me the green light on sashimi. I would have been lost with out my treats!

Why a Bottle of Japanese Iced Tea is the Ultimate Summer Refresher

Tejava can sometimes be found at Trader Joe's. Those days are happy days for me.

Children of the Corn: Baby Corn, Demystified

Yup - Wegmans in VA has fresh baby corn available all the time! I too have a secret love of niche produce and the weird origins behind them, so I always loved being able to pick up a package. Now I live in FL and no such luck.

Everything You Can Do With a Can of Chipotles in Adobo

Chicken chipotle soup. Easy and quick. Great white northern beans, chicken, chiles in adobo, stock. It can be super-spicy, but it is so warming and delicious.

Buddha's Delight: The Vegetarian Stir-Fry to Rule All Vegetarian Stir-Fries

Pinning this and probably eating way too much of it all the time.

Onion Rings or Mozzarella Sticks? We Pack BOTH Into the Ultimate Cheesy Baked Bar Snack

Seconding Cary. The fact that no chains have thought of this is amazing. They could have made mint on this.

How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn: The Sounds of Being the Boss

Oh this piece struck me today. Thank you for it. It really was like a music piece.

Meringue Nests With Orange Curd Cream and Easter Eggs Make the Cutest Easter Dessert Ever

These are absolutely gorgeous looking desserts!

Forget Totchos, Nugchos, and Spamchos; Steakchos are The Ultimate Nacho Hybrid

In particular I like the step wherein we have to BE you. Not like you, mind us. That's not good enough. Otherwise, the results ... meh.

How to Make the Ultimate Poutine

So, this is complicated, but my love of poutine knows no bounds, so I may actually try this, for sake of having something so good in my stomach. Though, I may do a fancy chicken gravy. :)

Why Sherry Vinegar Deserves to Be Your One True Vinegar

This and tarragon vinegar are definitely my two favorites.

Make Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi in Less Time Than it Takes to Cook Dried Pasta

I've recently found Scarpetta vodka sauce and ... I think it is better than my old standby of Rao's. I mean, far and away.

The Le Creuset Bi-Material Spoon Is the First Plastic Spoon Worth Owning

That being said - what is out of stock for me is not the 25$ linked one, but the option that is a Prime shipping, 18$ choice.

The Le Creuset Bi-Material Spoon Is the First Plastic Spoon Worth Owning

And it is out of stock for 1 - 2 months. Whomp whomp. :(

How Banana Pudding Became a Southern Icon

I know what I'm making for the next holiday meal dessert and boy, do I feel foolish for trying so hard before. Everyone loves banana pudding, why didn't I think of doing a banana pudding trifle!

The Serious Eats Guide to Food Photography

This wasn't just a good background on food photography, your info on f-stops, shutter speed and ISO was good too! Job well done. :)

The Vegan Experience: Over 100 Flavor-First Vegan Recipes!

You can recreate the dole whip at home with a good blender & some coconut milk, pineapple, your chosen sweetener (agave or sugar) and a little vanilla. :)

Cheese Expert's Picks: 10 Essential Cheeses to Know and Love

Chevrot and me are best buds. I am so glad to see it on this list.

5-Minute Spanish-Style Bean Salad is an Hors D'oeuvres Star

This is one of my favorite things to make, and not just for me. My daughter will eat a metric ton of this; she's not yet three. It makes for a great addition to tapas night, and ... yum. Just yum! Thank you for the recipe Kenji!

The Art of the Perfect Grilled Cheese (Plus 20 Variations to Shake Things Up)

I feel for the vegan month people having to write delightful posts about cheese week during vegan month. Such punishment!

Taste Test: The Best Fancy Drinking Chocolate

At the store, they froth the milk/chocolate mix, so maybe that's part of it?

Taste Test: The Best Fancy Drinking Chocolate

If you're in the stores, you can get all sorts of Burdick's blends too - single origin Madagascar is a favorite in our house. Though my husband has a penchant (and this goes against EVERYTHING about him but he tried it once and loved the flavor) for soy white hot drinking chocolates with their stuff - it is nutty and sweet and just wonderful.

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Leang, that is indeed cruel! But kudos to Vicky on following you with a sinister laugh.

This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

I have to admit a hearty laugh at the fact that you are doing CHEESE week during Vegan Month. CRUEEEEL!

The Vegan Experience: Welcome to Year 4

Oh! Tofu for diner with more preparation ideas than the standard marinate it in soy, sesame and garlic OR bread it. I mean, not that I don't love that, but there seems to be very few suggestions on preparation, and I'd love to see what your brain comes up with!

Low-fiber HELP!

Ok, I tried to do it on my own for the first week and a half, but it looks like I'm on this for a little longer, so, HELP me SE talkers, you're my only hope!

I ended up in the hospital earlier this month for tummy issues and on release was given a low-fiber diet for at least a week. I'm struggling as I'm usually a salad and veggie person. Anyone been through this before and have suggestions? We've been doing A LOT of chicken soup and toast and what-have-you.

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