August 9, 2010

My First Attempt at an Omelet!


I have something embarrassing to admit: I have never in my life made an omelet.  It seems like such a tricky thing to make; there are so many things that could go wrong!  This weekend, I finally decided to face my fears and (attempt to) make one.  With my How to Make an Omelet article by my side, I was ready and raring to go! Read the rest of this entry »

May 28, 2009

Step by Step: Steel Cut Oatmeal


Let’s start with breakfast. You have probably  seen steel cut oats here and there, maybe you’ve  read about them on your favorite food site or seen them on a shelf in your local grocery store. Whatever the case, this steel cut oat health trend is the real deal. Steel cut oatmeal makes a healthy and hearty breakfast, touting more nutrition and taste than your average packet of  instant oatmeal. And even though they take much longer to make, the resulting bowl of creamy hearty oatmeal is worth every minute.

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February 25, 2008

Step by Step: Best Chocolate Brownies

When it comes to brownies, you never know what to expect. There are infinite ways to make a brownie and just as many possible results. They can be chewy or gooey or flaky or cakey, rich and chocolatey or if you’re really lucky, all of the above.

If you’re like me, you prefer a flaky top, a gooey middle, chewy corners (the corners are the best part!) and most importantly, the most rich and delicious chocolate flavor you can imagine. And if you’re like me, then I’ve got a recipe for you:

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February 19, 2008

Step by Step: Garlic Crostini

Over the weekend I decided to make some garlic crostini. Similar to bruschetta, it’s an Italian inspired appetizer that’s both simple and flavorful. And since I had some olive oil to use up, it was the perfect solution.

So, just like Maxine’s Snickerdoodles, we’re going to take it Step by Step.

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