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2009 Slice, Dice + Spice NY Champs!

So, when are we all taking a trip to Chef Kate Elliot’s restaurant, Juniper. ? Advertisements

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Are you there blog? It’s me, Laura. I have Raspberry Scones.

You know how some food bloggers parlay their work into cookbooks? Or become food writers or food photographers. Or pursue a full-time career in the culinary arts. Not me. This little blog, which I have woefully neglected lately, has not gotten me a food-related job. But it has helped me get a web-related job. Three […]

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Coconut Macaroons and Confections of a Master Baker

A few weeks ago, Stephanie to participate in The Edible Word for Confections of a (Closet) Master Baker by Gesine Bullock-Prado. The rules were to “pick a dish that she mentions in the book or an ingredient that she talks about. Find a recipe or create a recipe for that dish, pastry or ingredient, and […]

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VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

Game ON! Vote for my Finger Lakes Fantastic Onion Burger (and four sides) by clicking here, or send an email to Rebecca@VisitFingerLakes.com with “FLX Ultimate Burger Vote: Laura Kenyon” in the subject line. Thank you for your support and enjoy the recipes! Finger Lakes Fantastic Onion Burger Olive oil2- 3 garlic cloves, minced (Mullala Garlic)1 […]

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Cooking as a Spectator Sport: An Interview with Michael Pollan

Here’s an interesting interview with Michal Pollan on cooking as a spectator sport. I don’t agree with everything he says (particularly about the obesity epidemic; this has shaped my thinking on that topic) but the idea that cooking was a giant evolutionary step is particularly provacative.

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Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger Challenge at the Canandaigua Farmers’ Market

http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 Slice Dice & Spice NY is an effort by Visit Finger Lakes to promote local food. They’re hosting three farmers’ market challenges in which a total of nine foodies shop their local market to find ingredients to build the Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger. Once all the events are completed, recipes & photos will be […]

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Indian-Spiced Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

What can I say about this sandwich, except NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM ? Ok, I can say a bit more: it’s perfect for summer because you don’t have to turn on the oven. It’s got a curry/mango kick. It takes advantage of all that fresh arugula that’s available right now. And it’s freakin’ delicious. […]

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Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream Cake

Happy Birthday, Sadie! Today is Sadie’s 11th Birthday. And we celebrated, at her request, with a homemade ice cream cake. Make an ice cream cake from scratch is dead simple. (Time-consuming but simple.) Basically, I followed the instructions outlined in this guide and made a few tweaks. I’d recommend watching the video before making this […]

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Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger Challenge: IT’S ON!

Guess what? I’ve been tapped to compete in Slice, Dice + Spice NY‘s Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger Challenge. (YAY! And … gulp.) What’s it all about? Here’s info from the Slice, Dice + Spice site: Are you ready to watch us build the Ultimate Finger Lakes Burger? A total of nine Foodies have been selected […]

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Shrimp Fried Rice

I know this is weird but, after boiling up some shrimp for dinner, I had leftovers. (There was leftover shrimp — when does *that* ever happen?) Not wanting to let shrimp go to waste (because they’re shrimp and not using them up would be a crime against both nature AND the culinary gods) I went […]

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