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On IFBC 2013 + A Little Blog Recharge

Filed under Leftovers


I’m very much looking forward to attending the upcoming International Food Blogger’s Conference September 20-22. I haven’t been to an IFBC since it was in Seattle in 2010. It was a great experience last time — mostly because it’s fun to meet other bloggers, listen to fancy-schmancy speakers and get recharged.

And boy, do I need a recharging.

Clearly, this blog — my original baby — has been neglected of late. It’s like having a second child and forgetting/not having time/not making time for your first child. I’m a bad blog parent.

Sure, I’ve been focusing on restaurant writing and my second blog-child, Tacoma Foodie. But seriously, the other day I had a coming-to-Jesus moment.

I miss cooking.

Being a restaurant writer is great. It’s an amazing gig, and I’m not complaining about it one bit. However, it’s a bit like when you’re on a long vacation with no kitchen, and all you eat is restaurant food for a couple weeks. You start to feel a little…weird. A little bloated, maybe. A little unbalanced.

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Dorie Greenspan’s Perfection Pound Cake Topped with Summer Berries

Filed under Home Cooking + Recipes

Last weekend we had the pleasure of having some friends over for dinner. When I heard they were into ribs, I immediately went back to a previous post and made some mighty fine ribs, baked beans topped with bacon and potato salad.

Really, one of the perks of being a food blogger is being able to go back and have an easy reference to recipes you love.

But what to make for dessert? Read More »