Think Like a Lawyer, Blog Like a Pro {Or...

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I have been hinting at a big project on the horizon, and it is finally time to make it Blog-Official. Please welcome Think Like a Lawyer, Blog Like a Pro: A practical guide to navigating copyrights, trademarks, and more on the web! My first eBook. {insert emoji with hearts for eyes!} I am so excited. As I was mentally drafting this post, … Keep Reading

Smoked Salmon & Herbed Cream Cheese...

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There are some recipes I make that I can't wait to post. This is one of them. This Smoked Salmon & Herbed Cream Cheese Focaccia is dynamite. The mechanics that go in to a blog post are that I have to: 1) decide on a dish or recipe, 2) gather the ingredients, 3) cook it, 4) photograph it (in natural daylight), 5) edit the pictures, and 6) … Keep Reading

Superbowl 50 Snacks

Super Bowl 50

It's that time again! Everyone start googling "Super Bowl Snacks!" In honor of this fabulous food-centered (let's be honest!) day, I have compiled some of my favorite bar foods and related snackies from previous posts that are great for groups. These recipes aren't exactly as healthy as a big kale salad, but most are lightened up, and won't … Keep Reading

Black Bean + Bacon Soup

Black Bean + Bacon Soup-5

We had a reprieve in December, but it is squarely and completely winter now, at least in Washington, D.C. This past weekend we tallied about two feet of snow downtown (much more in some suburbs), and no one was happier about it than me. And my dog. You see, when you 1) live in a large apartment building that shovels for you, 2) don't lose power or … Keep Reading

Brown Butter Double Chocolate Chunk Cook...

Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Bars-11

Let's wrap up this year on a sweet note! If you have never made cookies with brown butter, may I suggest that you New Years Resolve to do so. "Browning" your butter - a fancy word for melting it until it starts to cook - is an easy way to add a unique, rich flavor to not only baked goods, but savory sauces and more. I will do a … Keep Reading

Cornbread {Greek Yogurt}

Cornbread Greek Yogurt Muffins-6

People often ask me how to get their kids started in the kitchen. In my opinion, baking is fun for kids because the whole is so different - and so much more delicious - than the sum of its parts. Think of baking as an arts and crafts project, made with items you have in your pantry, that you get to EAT, rather than figure out how to display for a … Keep Reading