Monthly Archives: July 2011


Every couple months I get together with a group of industry folks for a volunteer meeting. We take turns organizing, and soon it’s my turn to do the leading. We’re using the food blog to reach out to companies for meal donations, which is why you’re seeing so many new product deliveries lately!!! Umpqua Oats (named after the Umpqua Valley

Cowboys, Aliens, and Bread

What a fun interview at CRN Studios yesterday! Here’s the link to part 1, and below is part 2, where I talk specifically about The Actor’s Diet: Swung by the Sunland 7-11 for an oversized Diet Dr. P + lollipop [ This monster took the entire 45-minute ride back to finish! ] Our cousin Noah is heading off to college

The Fratelli’s Are Back

95% of the breakfasts I make at home are sweet. Today I was feeling savory! Dei Fratelli recently contacted me to see if I’d like some free samples. I told them that I’d already reviewed their tomato sauces two years ago (when I cooked this Goonies-inspired pasta dish). They wound up sending me some of their other products instead! Got