Oops! Dolly Madison cleanup in aisle seven!

Molly Angel, move over. The b#tch has arrived, and she wants a doughnut.I went to the store the other day and bought my kids a box of those leftover bakery donuts for $2. That's a great price. I figured it'd be a great treat. For them.So, even after … [Read more...]

Napkins, Atkins, what's the difference?

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Why I love scraper sites, part 3

There's nothing quite like scraper sites. Add the language barrier and small elves make cookie magic in trees.mmm... a convalescent sandwich. How about a little Catheter Cheese or IV Drip Drink with that? … [Read more...]

Confessions of a closet baker

Pie in the sky. Or on your plate. I have a confession: I am a secret bakestress. A 100% hidden hostess with more Wilton cake tips and baking implements than anyone would ever guess. I pore over petit fours, croon over custards, chase the perfect … [Read more...]

Things you never expect to hear your kids say

Easy is when your child tells you they're running away from home to realize her dreams as part of the Trans Siberian Circus camel swallowers.Tough is when my nine year old walks in the door, flips her hair, thrusts her hip out with her little, … [Read more...]

When you share your food with a teen…

It only looks like a lot of eggs This is what happens when you make eggs for breakfast. You crack open four beautiful, white shells gleaming with the promise of steaming deliciousness, cook them with love... and return 10 minutes later find a cast … [Read more...]

The Sound of Bacon

Brown chewy bacon and cooked cauliflower Bright juicy dinners in under an hour Brown paper butcher wraps tied up with stringsThese are a few of my favorite thingsCream colored custards with small ganache doodles Olives, tomatoes, spaghetti squash … [Read more...]

In a perfect world…

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People wonder what the hell I'm doing over here on occasion (my husband usually wonders what the hell I'm doing. ever. It's the female mystery, guys. Embrace the madness).Am I food porn peddler, a burly chick standing on the street corner, thrusting … [Read more...]

Hot Links of the Day

Bacon mug? Toast it with a hells to the yes. ranker.com Study supports obese teens find solace in more than World of Warcraft.  ReutersInterview with Dr. Westman details differences between newest Atkins book and the 2002 version because people … [Read more...]

A little Atkins humor

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Stevia, how I love you, but…

 OK. Well. Maybe it's youDear stevia,I just made a major attempt to convert to your sweet embrace, and I'm sorry. I'm so very sorry. I tried working with you in the kitchen today, and despite all of the solid research I attempted and the efforts … [Read more...]

Michelle Obama Endorses Low Carbohydrate Eating as Part of "Let’s Move" Plan

BOONVILLE, Indiana  First Lady Michelle Obama today announced an ambitious national goal of solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation so that children born today will reach adulthood at a healthy weight and unveiled a … [Read more...]

Redesign my Wiener!

 image from www.calculateme.com According to some crack-smoking pediatricians, hot dogs should be reshaped to keep kids from choking on the coolest shaped food ever. Just rip those hearts out of our chests.Seriously? I mean really? If we changed … [Read more...]

Weight Watchers take the floor… and fall through it

Don't get me wrong. I'm not anti-Weight Watchers. I'm just not for it.In fact, in 2004, I undertook a two month trek into the vast valley of the points system, flex eating, and online membership. I purchased the little calculator, never spent my flex … [Read more...]