From the monthly archives:

June 2009

Capellini with Fresh Tomato Sauce

by Matt on June 29, 2009

Everyone has their favorite recipes. Whether they come from dogeared books or handwritten on yellowed paper or even crinkled laser print-outs, these recipes become favorites in the kitchen and almost become a part of us. I have several that I rely on regularly but none as much as this recipe. It’s a key player in [...]


Good Bite: Delicious Made Easy

by Matt on June 23, 2009

Well folks, I’m so thrilled I can finally tell you about a new project we’ve all been working on called Good Bite. It launched last night and judging from the comments from the Twittersphere it looks like it’s off to a great start! Billed as “Top Food Bloggers, fresh ideas – making cooking fun and [...]


Cherry Sidecar

by Matt on June 22, 2009

There are three types of people in this world: those that like cherries, those that like cherry-flavored, and those that like neither (or both, which makes this category 4 I suppose).  I’m wedged into the latter but have slowly learned to appreciate the seasonal gift of fresh cherries. Please don’t get me wrong. There are [...]


One Year Ago Today

by Matt on June 17, 2009

One year ago today I married Mr. Adam C. Pearson in front of crowds and cameras, tears and smiles, hugs and kisses. One year ago today I didn’t really know what would happen to those thousands of men and women who stood up for love and dedicated their lives to each other. One year ago [...]


Mariel’s Kitchen

by Matt on June 16, 2009

Back in late summer last year I had the pleasure of working with Mariel Hemingway on her book, Mariel’s Kitchen, which just came out last month. I wasn’t the photographer on the book–– those duties were assigned to the talented Jeff Katz.  For this project I was the prop stylist, a job that is as [...]


A Series Of Liquids

by Matt on June 8, 2009

A while back my gorgeous other half made a comment about my drinking habits. While my personal tastes for food are all over the map I realized I generally keep my sips within a very small comfort zone. I then realized they consist of very few things, but oh, how important they are to me! [...]