The last Stratejoy ReFresh of 2009 was one of reflections. Too often we focus on the future and forget to turn around and see how far we have come. The ReFresh girls and I sat around the table and took turns shouting out our favorite book of 2009, favorite vacation, moment of power, etc. Then [...]
Archive for the ‘Writing’ Category
This post is a salute to my heritage. I am in the midst of taking a food writing class and through explorations of my foodie past, I’ve found such a comfort in the Minnesota Hotdish. I have been working on an article to bring this gem to light. At the same time, I signed up [...]
Loving Local Food is a food lover’s (that’s me!) adventure with cooking, eating, wining, and dining. It is my continued quest to discover new culinary techniques, sample dishes from local chefs, and share my foodie experiences through photos and text. The food snaps pique people’s interest and often spark a conversation, so I want the [...]
Nowadays when I hear state fair, I think rickety rides, krusty pups (or pronto pups from my home state), and cheap souvenirs. Except for a few of the small family-run food stands, it can all feel quite commercial.
I have trouble finding my inner fair enthusiast. I don’t really want to buy anything, I’m not interested [...]
This past Saturday morning, I set my alarm clock for the same time that my weekday schedule requires, dragged my behind out of bed, and rolled into Stratejoy’s 101 Things To Do Before You Go workshop. I had signed up in advance so I was well aware of the need to wake up early on [...]
Foodportunity (n): An opportunity to eat, drink, mingle, and meet. The subject on everyone’s mind? Food!
A regular attendee of Keren Brown’s Seattle Food Blogger events, it would have been foolish not be present at her inaugural Foodportunity event. I marked the date on the calendar, lightly twisted my husband’s arm to come with me, and [...]
I gave the following as a speech for a local community group. I was in awe at the passion it stirred and I am inspired to share it with you.
I recently read a book that has changed the entire way I think about wine. Passion on the Vine author, Sergio Esposito, grew up in Naples [...]
The Queen Anne Farmers Market, located at the corner of West Crockett Street and Queen Anne Ave N, is now open every Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00pm. To celebrate its opening day, Frantic Foodie organized a Seattle food bloggers event and invited us to meet her at the market at 6:00pm.
At 5 o’clock, I scrambled [...]
This past Thursday I attended my first Seattle Food Bloggers event, organized by Frantic Foodie, Keren Brown. We met up at Beecher’s Cheese for a very quick behind-the-scenes tour then sauntered up the street to Sugar Mountain’s newest venture, Maximus Minimus.
I’m a dabbler. I have dabbled. Particularly in food writing. I enjoy it. I really enjoy it. You might already know; you are reading my food blog. Two months ago I purchased Will Write for Food. I am a sucker for “how-to” books, especially how-to books with a subject that makes me salivate. I didn’t [...]