A Pie For Mikey

My friend Jennie’s husband died suddenly last Sunday. Mikey loved peanut butter cream pie, and Jennie asked us to make it in his honor today. I used Jennie’s recipe, but in order to accommodate the various food needs of the crowd I’ll be eating with tonight, I used gluten-free chocolate sandwich cookies, gluten-free chocolate, and … Read more

Spicy Cold Asian Noodle Salad

I first became aware of the dynamic duo that is Phoebe Lapine and Cara Eisenpress (aka the “Quarter-Life Cooks”) through our mutual participation on food52. I fell hard for their recipes and immediately became a fan of the blog they co-write: Big Girls, Small Kitchen. When I met Cara and Phoebe in New York City … Read more

Homemade Protein Bars Take 2

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One of my very first blog posts was this one for Homemade Protein Bars. That post has received a lot of traffic over the last year and a half. Apparently, a lot of people use “the interwebs” to research homemade protein bars. Well, here we have Homemade Protein Bars Take 2. I could also be … Read more