Feb 24, 2015
In honor of National Chili Day on February 26, I’m sharing one of the recipes from Well Fed 2. My husband Dave grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and eating at Skyline Chili was one of our food-bonding...
Feb 21, 2015
When we started Smudge Publishing, Dave and I made the commitment to donate some of the proceeds from the sales of our books to organizations that we think are doing great work. With the original Well...
Feb 19, 2015
Pizza Seasoning from Well Fed
This quick spice blend has the robust flavors of pizza takeout, without the painful pizza hangover! Use this blend to whip up a tomato sauce that will everything it...
Feb 18, 2015
My pal Molly thinks she’s a scaredy-cat, but she’s actually bold and daring. On her delightful blog Hey Eleanor, she writes — honestly, eloquently— about her adventures trying...
Feb 15, 2015
It’s officially the last call for my “Spice Up Your Life” Quarterly box! There are less than 50 boxes left and you don’t want to miss out on this one!
My “Spice Up Your...
Feb 11, 2015
Last summer, Dave and I decided to expand our little company, and we were very fortunate that Craig Zielinski, a.k.a., Z, agreed to join us in our (mis)adventures. Z has been helping us behind the...
Feb 9, 2015
I’m loving the snow that’s drifting down on us here in Vermont today, but I’m also starting to look forward to the balmy, sunny weather in Austin, Texas in April — because I’m...
Feb 2, 2015
I’ve wanted to be a writer since I composed my first story in first grade. It consisted of one full sentence — I think it was about a little girl catching the bus to school — and a crayon...
Jan 27, 2015
Remember when Dave and I went to Prague in November for the release of the Czech version of Well Fed — a.k.a., Dobře živeni? The book has been selling very well in the Czech Republic — it even...
Jan 24, 2015
It’s pretty obvious which team we’ll be cheering for in our living room on Super Bowl Sunday.
I will be wearing all the Patriots gear, eating paleo snacks, and yelling myself hoarse. For...
Jan 23, 2015
This recipe begins with the simplicity of Chinese Five-Spice Pork Ribs and is transformed into a nourishing bowl of broth spiked with plenty of ginger, oh-so-green bok choy, and morsels of spiced-just-...
Jan 22, 2015
UPDATE: We have a winner!
We’re coming into grapefruit season — YAY! — and I personally love love love red grapefruit. When the Wonderful™ company asked if I wanted to offer y’all some...
Jan 20, 2015
Doing a workout probably doesn’t seem like headline-worthy news to most people, but for me, it’s a big deal.
Maybe even a Big Deal.
It’s been about three years of digging out of the hole...
Jan 19, 2015
I’m looking out my window at the grimy slush in the driveway, the gray mist hovering over the hills across the way, the thermometer that reads 34F, and the barren trees — and I’m grateful...