Here’s the results of my experiment…


…crack an egg into a mug, and cover it with 1/3 cup water/splash of vinegar. Ding dong for a minute covered with a plate.


Actually, at around 45 seconds I heard a little popping noise, freaked out, and finished it off uncovered.


Shakshuka resurrected from the dead!



Uh…I think I cooked it too long. It was still good, but there was no yolky action – may have to reduce cooking time (or the power levels, which honestly – I still haven’t figured out how to do on my microwave).


Nothing Rhymes With Orange

April 21, 2014

…and yet, everything works with these shoes! After raving about my last pair of Dansko Sandals, they offered to send me a current style to try. These are the Tasha Veg Tan Leather style (updated note – NOT Vegan), in Tangerine. I love that they add a bright pop of color – most of my […]

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LA Cake Club

April 20, 2014

Who wants to be in a Cake Club??? Me, Mye (not her cat) and my Vanilla Wafer Coconut Cake gathered with other sweets-lovers at Little Meats for the 2nd Meeting of LA Cake Club… …founded by master baker, Sara of Matchbox Kitchen. Her beautiful contribution – as you can see it wasn’t just big cakes… …there […]

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Recipe: Vanilla Wafer Coconut Cake

April 19, 2014

LA Cake Club was born earlier this year, and, after seeing what when down, I was determined not to miss it again.  I also knew I was going to be in the presence of some hardcore bakers, and my usual go-to cake recipe wouldn’t cut it. Still used a box, though.  I saw Trisha Yearwood make this […]

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Dessert First: My Yogurt Video for BuzzFeed

April 18, 2014

As promised on Twitter/Instagram… …Abe and I made another BuzzFeed video for you! Now you know how to turn yogurt into everything from Tiramisu to S’mores. You may be wondering what happened to two of them – this is “Carrot Cake” – a baby food jar of pureed carrots (y’heard right), 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt, sweetened coconut, […]

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