Friday Foodie – Bree of Bree Hester

Food blogger - Bree Hester

Without giving too much away about how Bree of Baked Bree (love that name!) got started, I wished I had written down the recipes for all the Portuguese dishes my grandmother and grandfather would make.  They were dishes made in-home only and if you could find a Portuguese restaurant (they are so rare!) the dishes wouldn't be on the menu and I miss them. What I love most about Bree is she is … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Paula of Call Me PMc

Food blogger Paula @ Call Me PMc

Sometimes it takes a life event to stumble upon your calling. Without giving more away (you'll have to read the interview) Paula otherwise known as PMc (P-Mac) found her blog calling via the necessity of constantly answering the question from friends and family about what they should cook.  Paula is a natural, a gracious host that loves dessert but know how to live life in moderation so she can … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Vanessa of Smart Little Cookie

Vanessa of Smart Little Cookie

When you emigrate from another country sometimes the tendency is to eat food from the culture you are used to.  I know my great-grandparents were a bit like this when they first moved to the U.S. My grandfather was raised in a Portuguese home that ate Portuguese food.  But then there are others, like Vanessa of Smart Little Cookie who embrace food. Period. From everywhere.  Rather than being boxed … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Felecia of A Taste of the College Life

Food-Blogger-Felecia Payne

I don't have kids and my nieces live on the other side of the country so I rarely am around children, teenagers or young adults. But in the past year I met an outstanding college freshman who came to intern with my team and I saw a spark of what a really smart, engaged young person can be like. It didn't hurt that she was very much interested in blogging and spent hours with me trying to soak up … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Blogger Caroline of Caroline’s Cooking


There are so many types of food bloggers out there - from professional cooks to home chefs to very creative moms who just love to share the meals they make for their families with others.  Caroline of Caroline's Cooking is somewhere in between.  One thing for sure, she cooks with love and creates wonderful dishes for her family, made with local, seasonal products that she finds in the New England … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Anna of ANNAdventure

Food bloggers interview - Anna Bruce of ANNAdventure

If you check out food blogger Anna of ANNAdventure's About Page I feel like she is a way cooler version of me, I even want to steal her giant, awesome "A!" She wants to travel and to eat, take photos and blog about it.  Tell me, what is not to love? Her photography is gorgeous and her recipes look as equally as tempting, I am currently drooling over her dulce de leche french toast with apples … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Blogger Donna of Cookistry

Food blogger - Donna Currie of Cookistry

When it comes to food writing, Donna of Currie is prolific! She is a cookbook author and food writer for Serious Eats, Whisk Magazine, and the Left Hand Valley Courier, and food blogger at her own spot, Cookistry.  I definitely would want to be in Donna's kitchen if she does read Part 2! Let’s meet Donna! [1] Have you always been a foodie, or is that something you grew into? Pretty … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Carrian of Oh Sweet Basil

Food blogger Carrian of Oh Sweet Basil

A family that cooks together grows together. Food is another expression of love and the Oh Sweet Basil family is full of it (love of course!)!  Food blogger Carrian the mama in this equation is an enthusiastic family dinner icon.  Her other half, health conscious hubby and two adorable little girls carry on the tradition of this evening ritual that has been lost in so many households. As … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Kari of Loaves n Dishes


Another Friday, another awesome food blogger!  This time Kari  from Loaves n Dishes!  Kari has lived in the U.S., Canada and even Germany following her hockey-playing husband, currently in Florida, Kari took her love for food everywhere she went, including culinary school! Kari's blog has an eclectic variety of recipes and while she does have desserts she shares a lot of great savory recipes … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Christina of Christina’s Cucina

Food Blogger Christina Conte of Christina's Cucina

I am so pleased to introduce you to Christina Conte of Christina's Cucina.  We recently met on Facebook and have become fast friends! I can't help it! Christina is just so interesting!  She seriously has had many lives.  Italian born in Scotland with a father who kicked ass in the kitchen and seems to have the claim to fame for the best fish and chips in Glasgow.  Lots of time spent in Italy in … [Read more...]