Category Archives: birthdays and celebrations

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Cakeboy

As you long-time readers may recall, every year on my son Conor’s birthday, I make him a birthday cake from scratch. Some of you are probably thinking, “big whoop”, right? “I can make scratch-birthday cakes while grooming the dog and … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

How to Make Perfect Fish (and other dinner party tricks)

Ever since I worked on KEEPERS, and we developed a recipe for cooking fish in the oven, I haven’t wanted to cook seafood any other way. For our method, you basically take a side of flaky fish—cod, halibut, mahi-mahi, or … Continue reading

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Monday, March 17th, 2014

Winning!

So happy to share the news that KEEPERS won a big culinary award this weekend… We were chosen as Best General Cookbook by members of the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals), which I compare to winning a SAG award … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

KEEPERS Kudos!

So yesterday my co-author and I found out that our cookbook, KEEPERS, was nominated for an IACP award! For those of you who are not familiar, these are prestigious annual cookbook and journalism awards that are given by the International … Continue reading

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Friday, February 14th, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day Hot Stuff

Happy Love Day! I’m celebrating Valentine’s Day with Belle and Conor (and Seamus) today because they’re all home for a second snow day… Will we survive? I don’t know. It’s really iffy at the moment. I’m thinking the only way … Continue reading

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