A Little Word on Gluten-Free Friendsgiving

…So there may have been a cheese board with Cranberry Walnut bread I flew home with me from La Farm Bakery, in North Carolina, that I have kept frozen for a special occasion.… Continue reading

Kabocha Squash Dip with Sesame and Sage [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #30 1 1/2 Pound Kabocha Squash (About half of one medium-sized squash). 1/2 Cup Non-Fat Greek Yogurt 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice 3 Cloves of Garlic, Whole 5 Sage Leaves… Continue reading

Where To Bite Brunch [New York, New York]

I have no doubt this will be the first in a grand series of brunch bites. New York, as it turns out, may very well be the brunch capital of the world. From… Continue reading

A Little Word On Living Free

There are no shortage of parties on a Friday in New York City – after work lets out in Midtown, the streets are thick with people looking for an ice cold cocktail, a… Continue reading

Triple Mushroom Soup [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #29 1 Ounce of Porcini Mushrooms, Dried 1 Teaspoon Vegetable Base 1/2 Cup Cremini Mushrooms, Sliced 1/2 Cup White Button Mushrooms, Sliced 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1/4 Cup White… Continue reading

A Little Word on TerraVITA Food & Wine Festival [The Traveling Bite]

“The biggest part of TerraVITA,” founder and director Colleen Minton tells me, “is that we focus on being mindful.” The extensive Food & Wine Festival, built on the foundation of the words for… Continue reading

A Little Word on Tasting the Tastiest Town [The Traveling Bite]

The South has a reputation for the best vinegar-based barbeque sauces in the country. It’s also known for grits, biscuits, hush puppies, and a variety of other foods that typically come deep-fried and… Continue reading

Where To Bite Mushrooms [New York, New York]

For me, there is almost nothing more sensational than a well-prepared mushroom. Pureed into a creamy soup or pate, grilled like a burger, roasted until crispy, or straight up raw and dipped in… Continue reading

A Little Word On Pop Cakes

No, I don’t mean cake pops  and no, I don’t mean rice cakes – although they are technically the latter. Made from a multi-grain combination of rice, corn, and wheat, these crisp, puffy… Continue reading

Vegan Eggplant Fake-Un [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #28 1 Large Eggplant 2 Tablespoons Maple Grove Farms Sugar-Free Maple Syrup 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Low-Sodium Soy Sauce 2 Teaspoons Olive or Canola Oil 1/2… Continue reading