Pierogies, Pierogies! A Review of Fire & Earth Kitchen

Guess what I spent the afternoon making yesterday? Okay, so it’s not hard to guess. Pierogies! Pierogies are eastern European potato dumplings, and can come with a range of fillings and toppings. When I was a kid, my mom used to buy pierogies from these Polish church ladies who would periodically make them, pack them up […]

The Little Chihuahua (San Francisco Mexican Eats)

I just got back from a whirlwind trip to San Francisco after my Pittsburgh travels. I stayed with my good friend Tish and her partner, Jason. They were wonderful hosts and live in a beautiful apartment in the Lower Haight. Everything is in walking distance — lots of amazing food, groceries, Golden Gate Park, etc. A […]

Spak Brothers — Pittsburgh Hoagies, Vegan Style

One of the things I miss about not living in Pittsburgh is being able to eat delicious hoagies. When I went vegan, I came to terms with the fact that hoagies were off the list. A lot of classic Pittsburgh foods, in fact, were off the list. But we won’t dwell on that. As you can […]

Guest Posts at Our Hen House and The Kind Life

Just a very quick note today to nudge you over to two guest posts that are out today. One is “Making Eco-fashion for Kids” at The Kind Life. It was a blast putting this post together. The other is a review at Our Hen House of the beautiful book Sanctuary by Sharon Lee Hart.  If you […]

Two Degrees Bars- Review

Recently, someone from Two Degrees contacted me and asked if I’d like to sample and review their bars. I’ve had the chance to try them and have Eric, his mom and stepfather and Karen and Oliver try them as well. So I think we’ve got a pretty wide age and gender demographic of sampling. I’ll […]