Day 344: Sweden

June 6 is the National day of Sweden. When I think Swedish, the first thing I think of is IKEA, then meatball, then the Swedish Chef from The Muppets.   Photo credit: Holmes   Chef Hat: Homemade from White Paper and Greaseproof Paper Blue and White Striped Long Sleeve Shirt: Industrie (My Brother’s) White Chef…

Day 261: Cook Off

Today at work we are having an interdepartmental cook-off where we are all cooking something to compete against one another. With this as a theme, I thought it appropriate to dress as a chef. There’s only one thing I love as much as costumes, and that’s food. So I’ve cooked a Moist Chocolate Cake with…

Day 41: Julie and Julia

In 2009 the film Julie and Julia was released. It chronicles the life of chef Julia Child in the early years of her culinary career with the life of young New Yorker Julie Powell, who aspires to cook all 524 recipes in Child’s cookbook in 365 days. A challenge she described on her popular blog that…