Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

Today is a very special day indeed!  Not only is it the 71st Woman Crush Wednesday episode but it is also the 2nd birthday of this humble blog! As I shared on here way back when on the ABC of YDP, I am not a food photographer or stylist, but I am a chef with lots of LOVE to share. And that is why this WCW series is the perfect way to combine food and infatuation for some deserving females ruling the kitchens! Continue reading

Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

Wednesday, well hello beautiful friend!  And thanks to all of you for joining me as I shower another female chef with some love and admiration! No offense to the men out there doing their thing in the culinary world. But this is the day for gourmet girl power here on Yankee Doodle Paddy! I will be recreating a recipe by the honoree live on Snapchat (username blissbakery) if you’d like to watch.  It is going to be a good one because the 69th WCW recipient is the incredible Nancy Silverton! Continue reading

Recipe: Monday Sunshine Lemon Lavender Loaf

As I have mentioned on here before, I am amused when I hear people complain about Mondays.  I think they are great. Fresh start to the week and all.  But it does help set things straight when you take some tasty homebaked treats to work to share with your coworkers. It brings a bit of sunshine into a grey day when folks are still wishing they were in their pjs. This treat, however, isn’t an ordinary one. It is a lemony loaf with a touch of lavender. You know that yummy smelling stuff in your bubblebath? Well, this is edible lavender.  So you can eat this treat and feel like you’re still chilling in the weekend spa! Continue reading

Recipe: Woman Crush Wednesday

Welcome back to Woman Crush Wednesday! My favorite day of the week where I choose a female chef and recreate one of her recipes live on Snapchat.  And of course this here is the LOVE story for our one and only gourmet gal!  This week’s honoree is the best selling cookery book writer and world famous food blogger Deb Perelman.  Her blog Smitten Kitchen has been the gold standard for food bloggers practically since its inception back in 2006. Her prolific posts of incredible sweet and savory foods have ignited flames in the hearts of home cooks from coast to coast! Continue reading