From the monthly archives:

April 2011

Heidi’s Super Natural Every Day

by Matt on April 28, 2011

I’m at a loss for words as I sit down to write a very quick review of Heidi Swanson’s latest book Super Natural Every Day. There is nothing that could come from me that would tell you what you don’t already know about Heidi and her writing and photography. It’s perfect. For once I’m not [...]


Serve Yourself by Joe Yonan

by Matt on April 25, 2011

This quick book review will most likely be biased. I’m cool with that. And I’m owning my bias in a big way, here’s why: My husband works out of state several weeks a month. I am from Texas. Mr. Yonan is from Texas. Mr. Yonan is affable, sweet and smart, and has a chapter on [...]


Last week I headed down to San Diego with the delightful Gaby Dalkin of What’s Gaby Cooking to visit Ben Holtz, avocado grower and super duper nice guy. I found out about Ben through an email introducing me to his company, California Avocados Direct, at about the same time many of my blogging pals were [...]

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10 Things: The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches

by Matt on April 14, 2011

I would like to tell you how much I love my job. I love it thissssssssssssssssssssssssssssss much. Why? Because not only do I get to work with food almost every day and with people I love, but because once in a while there are projects like Susan Russo’s The Encyclopedia of Sandwiches that just make [...]


I woke up like I do any other morning, except for a nagging dream that came to me in my sleep and wouldn’t disappear until I did something about it. I needed to learn how to make pie. Now I have no idea where this came from. But the way the whole thing worked out [...]