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Wicked Cupcakes and Frog Cupcakes

We have rather eclectic taste in reality tv shows here at Casa Beardy.  Most of it is watched purely by one member of the family – my distaste for the bumbling protagonists of shows like… 465 more words


Review of Exotic Table, a cookbook by Aliya Leekong

My recent favorite cookbook is Exotic Table: Flavors, Inspiration, and Recipes from Around the World – To Your Kitchen by Aliya Leekong.

If you’re proficient in the kitchen, have an adventurous palate (not afraid of heat or exotic spices) and want to be challenged to try new flavor profiles, this is a well-written book by a skilled chef. 235 more words

Cooking And Eating

DIY ice cream story in today's Boston Globe

Summer’s usually a quiet time for me, work-wise, but I kept writing stories throughout most of this one.  In terms of testing, I think my two favorites were… 151 more words

T. Susan Chang

Cookbook Review: The Southern Slow Cooker Bible

Lately cooking dinner has been, well, hazardous. It’s become an amusement attraction that blends the knives and chainsaws of a haunted house with the unpredictable flips and turns of a rollercoaster. 676 more words

Cookbook Reviews

Cookbook Review: Vegan Finger Foods

We all learnt some valuable lessons about cocktails the night I decided to review Vegan Finger Foods by Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes. Firstly, we discovered that just because my mother calls a bottle of booze ‘violet liquor’, it doesn’t actually mean there is violet liquor in said bottle. 637 more words


Let's Bake and Lavender Shortbread

I can’t be the only person who considers the Great British Bake Off to be one of the highlights of my summer.  I’ve had rather a non-stop July when I seemed to be constantly running around.  434 more words