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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Round 2 of The 2008 Fabulous Food Blogger Awards: Five More Foodies

I'm having a serious case of Food Blogger Love today. I know I just did Round 1 of these awards a few weeks ago, but I continue to be bowled over by the volume of...

Happy Birthday, Angry Chef!

Happy Birthday to my dear husband, The Angry Chef, who turns 857 today! We celebrated this past weekend at our favorite Chinese restaurant—a place I fondly refer to as the Golden Dragon—with a small group...

Margaret Dorfman’s Vegetable Parchment Art

I think Margaret Dorfman may just be my new favorite foodie-friendly artist. She makes beautiful jewelry and decorative bowls out of fruits and vegetables. You heard me right: fruits and vegetables. These are the prettiest—and most...

Five Thanksgiving Kitchen Gadgets

I'm a bona fide gadget geek. I admit this. That said, I'm surprisingly not a huge fan of gadgets in the kitchen. At least, not any more. Despite this, I still can't stop myself from...

The 2008 Fabulous Food Blogger Awards

Wow. The Hungry Mouse is just about 4 months old! A little housekeeping and a small speech I'm kind of stunned and very touched by the really nice response I've gotten so far. I'm also a little...

Cider Cooked Cornish Game Hens with Apple and Bacon

I love cornish game hens because they're so sweet and small. They cook quickly. And with very little effort, they transform into a ridiculously impressive-looking main course. For as delicate as they may be, this...

Gummi Bear Love: Sweet Decorating Ideas

Gummi bears are my favorite candy. Hands down. And while any gummi bear will do in a pinch, I definitely like Haribo Gold-Bears the best. Needless to say, I lost my mind when I saw...

A New Santoku Knife, in Pink for the Cure

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. While there's no breast cancer in my family, it affects hundreds of thousands of people each year. Now, I'm not really one to get up on a pulpit....

Tuesday’s Bento

Ooof, what a crazy day! Thankfully, I had a really nice lunch, courtesy of my dear husband, The Angry Chef. I told him last night that my day today would most likely be nuts, so...

Get Halloween-y, Part II: 13 More Tricks & Treats

I'm getting really excited for Halloween. The stores are starting to fill up with all sorts of fabulous and spooky goodies. This article is a continuation of the shopping guide I started a few weeks...