August 2013 I’m quite honored to see Redbook Magazine and I are on the same page. Let’s put some bourbon in our brunch…! Get your daily serving of fruit and grains—and whiskey—from this southern recipe. The peaches ‘n cream combo dribbled on top of these dense, pillow-y soft cakes makes them almost too pretty to eat.
August 2013 “That last step is alcohol.” Imagine my excitement when I discovered one of my cocktail recipes (styled by me and shot by Adam Milliron) in a BuzzFeed post with the words “World” and “Domination” in its title! Call me a megalomaniac or call me over on a hot day. The choice is yours, but I highly recommend the… Keep Reading
August 2013 “Blueberry muffins? Absolutely. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.” Tip of the iceberg indeed, but maybe a tip I should bake soon. Either way, I’m honored to be amongst this lineup of beautiful, berry, breakfast ideas! For my Strawberry & Pecan Buckwheat Pancakes, click here.
August 2013 To say I hold Bon Appétit magazine on a pedestal is an understatement. Color me content when I arrive home to see the beautiful magazine curled in my mailbox. I retrieve it, pour a cup of coffee, curl in my window-lit chair and pour over the cleanly styled images. In a moment of personal triumph, in which I… Keep Reading
April/May 2013 Some say print is dying, but there’s nothing like the surprise of a magazine amidst the junkmail, foregoing responsibilities, sitting outside, feet up, an icy cocktail in hand and paging through beautiful spreads of food, interiors, fashion, etc. Some say print is dying, but there is something exciting, maybe even more exciting these days, about tangibility, especially, especially, especially… Keep Reading
November 2012 If you have never seen the blog Tea With Me, you’re about to spend hours lost in Heather Mulholland’s beautiful photos of food and landscapes. Her photos are so vivid you will feel the mountain mist hitting your face, smell the food set before you at her table and feel the warmth of her gentle kindness. I am… Keep Reading
November 2012 There it was, on a shelf at Goodwill. Was this gem too good to be true? Was it another example of why thrifted electronics are not to be trusted? Memories of the coffee grinder surfaced and pained me a bit. Then I spotted a gift from the gods- an electrical outlet. I looked to my left and right…. Keep Reading
July 2012 There was a corner in Pittsburgh that my have caught your eye. Whether it was the curious bilboard atop the building or the large, waffle-shaped sign on the sidewalk, there was something different about that corner. That corner was the site of The Waffle Shop, a neighborhood restaurant that produced and broadcasted a live-streaming talk show with its customers,… Keep Reading
Hello WordPressers, I’m sure we all, as WordPressers, have shared a similar feeling and whimsy when logging into our blogs- the Freshly Pressed feature. Oh to be a featured blog, to see one’s own image and blog name on the very pages of the platform that pushed us into the blogosphere! Yesterday I couldn’t believe my eyes when I looked… Keep Reading
December 2011 While I was flying the friendly skies (more on that to come!), the latest edition of Edible Allegheny was hitting the stands. What a pleasant surprise to return to Pittsburgh to find myself in print (and online too)! Check it out! (click the images to enlarge) Happy reading!