I just had to share this with my readers. Teresa Stannard is the director of the library in a place called Parchment, Michigan. Parchment paper was manufactured there from 1912 – 2000 at the Kalamazoo Valley Paper (KVP) Company.   The library has many samples of the papers the plant produced, but KVP was especially known … Read more

I have an opinion piece up in the Soapbox section of Zester today you might be interested in reading – it talks about how my Martha project led me to write my cookbook.

Parsnips and Apples

This fall dish would be perfect for Thanksgiving if you’re still looking for a side dish! It’s got lovely flavor from the apple and orange juice and the cinnamon warms it up. This is adapted from a recent recipe in Everyday Food Magazine. I large parsnip, peeled and sliced thinly 1 apple, peeled, cored and … Read more

99 Cent Ebook

Posted by Brette in Books

My publisher is offering a 99 cent ebook filled with my parchment paper recipes for Thanksgiving. Imagine cooking Thanksgiving and having no pots and pans to wash afterwards! It’s available only through Nov. 19.  

Parslied Halibut

I used halibut in this dish, but any firm white fleshed fish will work. The parsley I used came from my bunch of parsley root, which I blogged about on my other food blog. 1 1/2 cups cooked rice 2 6-ounce halibut fillets 1/2 bunch parsley 1/8 small onion 1/4 cup light sour cream 1 … Read more

I hope you’ll stop by to visit these amazing bloggers who have welcomed me! More blog tour stops coming next week! SuperCollegeChef Suddenly Frugal The Culinary Life Not Rachel Ray Living Large in Our Little House  

Blog Tour

Posted by Brette in Books

Join me on my blog tour! So many wonderful bloggers have invited me to stop by their blogs for guest posts of Q&As. I hope you will stop by and say hello! Here are a few recent stops. The Boston Food Swap Reel Life with Jane Imperf3ct Moms Champion of My Heart Frisco Kids I’ll … Read more

Rapini with Tuna, Chickpeas and Sundried Tomatoes

Rapini is also called broccoli rabe.  I love trying new and different veggies, so I was excited to give this a try. In this recipe, I’ve made it into a meal by including tuna and beans. Grate some Parmesan cheese over this if you like. Half bunch of rapini 1 can tuna in water, undrained … Read more

Check out my review of Martha Wrap, Martha’s new foil/parchment in one product.

Rapping about Martha Wrap

I’m very familiar with Martha Stewart – I unofficially “apprenticed” myself to her for a year on my blog MarthaAndMe – so I have tried many Martha recipes, projects, and products. Martha, have you been reading my blog? Your new Martha Wrap seems to indicate you may have. Martha Wrap is a new product that … Read more