This is a tall order. We just had the most phenomenal time at BlogHer Food in San Francisco that I doubt we can keep it under 10. Even 20 would be a challenge! But try we must.
(Okay, I STARTED this on 10/10/10. Almost finished it too! But there were planes to catch and bills to pay and toddlers to reunite with and the cat’s in the cradle and so on. Most of it was done! Anyway, on we go. (After all the learnin’ we did about photography, I’m a little bashful to share some of these rookie shots, but hey, I’m still in the process, and will be a young padawan blogger for a while longer, and have made my peace with that.)
10. Bacon. Yes, it’s true, we co-authored a tofu cookbook, and are devoted regular participants in the Meatless Monday movement,Â and cook vegetarian about 85% of the time (speaking for the Anne half, anyway) . . . and yet this was a major highlight. From eating The Pioneer Woman’s Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Thingies to witnessing the The Bacon Experience with rock star Ruhlman, bacon itself was a welcome special guest star at the Saturday wrap party, hosted by the aforementioned Ree Drummond of the Pioneer Woman empire as well as Jaden Hair of The Steamy Kitchen and Elise Bauer of Simply Recipes. Speaking of . . .