I tackled some uncomfortable subjects on the blog this week and was really inspired by all of the conversation that followed. Some people disagreed with my point of view and I think that’s a good thing. The world would be a very boring place if we all agreed with each other all the time. The important thing to me is that this is a space where we can be respectful of one another and share honest opinions. Opening up on the site has never been easy but I find that the more I take personal risks, the more I feel connected to everyone who reads and comments. Greater risk, greater reward.
On Savory Simple:
These salted caramels are chewy and sweet with a hint of smokiness. I also discuss insights from my food writing workshop.
There’s still time to enter my Caviaroli Giveaway from Gourdon’s Gourmet. We’re selecting not one but THREE winners!
This pie is one of the best desserts I’ve enjoyed in a long time. It’s like crack, only better. Also included in this post is a conversation about what it means to be an “authentic” blogger.
Recipes I bookmarked:
- Foodie Crush: Fried Avocado Tacos
- Endless Simmer: Whiskey, Caramel, Marshmallow and Bacon Bark
- Sugercrafter: Pumpkin Spice English Muffins
- Averie Cooks: Sunflower Seed Butter Granola Bars with Chocolate Drizzle
- une gamine dans la cuisine: Peanut Butter & Jam Bars
- Pinch of Yum: Honey Chicken Salad with Grapes and Feta
Enjoy the rest of your weekend! To everyone in the path of Hurricane Sandy, please stay safe. It’s expected to make landfall close to where I live in DC but hopefully we won’t lose power for an extended period of time. I’ve got recipes to prepare!email. You can also follow me via RSS, Facebook and Twitter.