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“DDD” = Double Dog Disaster!–and Lucky Comestible 4(1): Coconut, Begins by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, folks, it’s been quite the day here at the DDD household.  This post may be a tad longer than usual, so relax, don those fuzzy slippers, curl up by the firewal ... Read on »
A Bowl Lotta Love by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Diet, Dessert and Dogs has moved!  If you’re reading this page, you’ve landed on the old site.  Please visit the new location by clicking here –and don’t forget to u ... Read on »
A Fresh Start. . . and 2008’s Last (Food-Related) Hurrah by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [ Potato-Kale Curry ] First, and most importantly: Happy 2009, everyone!  Thank you all so much for your wonderful comments and good wishes for the new year.  I c ... Read on »
A Gentle Reminder. . . by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just a reminder that DDD has moved!  The new address is http://dietdessertndogs.com  , in case you wish to update your readers and blogrolls Hope to see you there! ... Read on »
A Nice Chianti and Fava Beans? No. Muhammara? Thumbs Off–er, Up by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’ll never forget the phrase that haunted me for months when I was about 16: delivered in a low, undulating murmur heard through the telephone receiver, a deep, thro ... Read on »
Banana-Berry Breakfast Cakes by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking (Quick–try saying that title out loud ten times!).  After staying up too late watching Tina Fey’s masterwork on Saturday evening, the HH and I woke up late Sunday ... Read on »
Best Wishes for a New Year by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Wishing all of you a safe, happy, celebratory and chillaxing* New Year’s Eve and year to follow (*I’m just like a dog with a bone, aren’t I?) I look forward to to ... Read on »
Blast from the Past: Barley-Hazelnut Salad by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As someone who considers herself an unabashed fan (and follower) of popular culture, I love trend-watching (and also soap opera -watching, and celebrity -watching, a ... Read on »
Book Review: Go Dairy Free by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [ To everyone who voted for me in the Food Blog Awards, I can't THANK YOU enough!  Although I didn't win, it was really fun to be invited to the party (and to see my blo ... Read on »
Chili to Last Through the Winter by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The three of you who were reading my blog last year at this time may recall that I am not a fan of winter.  “What?” the rest of you ask, “ and you from Montreal?”  ... Read on »
Chinese Scallion Pancakes by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [Quick reminder: Don't forget to go here and enter my contest to win chocolate or treats from my upcoming cookbook! You've got until January 30th to enter.] Over  ... Read on »
Chocolate Pecan Pie by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few of you keen-eyed readers guessed that yesterday’s final “teaser” photo was of pecan pie.  But since I’m not particularly a “pie person” to begin with (I’ve pos ... Read on »
Contests: Last Day to Enter! by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m planning a “real” post on Polenta Appetizers for later today, but for now just wanted to remind everyone that this is the LAST DAY to enter my chocolate and baked go ... Read on »
Corn Crêpes with Quick Tomato Tracklement* by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking * [or Concasse, if you prefer the more conventional term. . . but I just loved the word "tracklement" ever since I read it onLucy's blog, and besides, "Tomato Tracklemen ... Read on »
Curried Root Vegetable Chowder with Dumplings by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Years ago (oops, make that a decade), during the tumultuous year after my starter marriage dissolved, I lived with my friend Gemini I.   As two single thirty-somethi ... Read on »
Date Pasta by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking [ No, not the "date" as in "dried fruit with pit and high sugar content."  I mean "date" as in the classic Saturday night event, "evening out with someone you like and w ... Read on »
Diet, Dessert and Dogs has Moved! by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking DIET, DESSERT AND DOGS HAS MOVED! If you’re reading this post, you’ve landed on the last post on the old site. Please follow us over to the shiny NEW Diet, Desse ... Read on »
Do Try This At Home: Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Warm Caramel Sauce by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few of you asked for the Pumpkin Bread Pudding recipe about which I posted yesterday. Since I wasn’t entirely thrilled with the pumpkin bread on its own, and I was ... Read on »
Dog Day: Be Mine by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking “Mum, I heard it’s Valentine’s Day, so I’m practising my best come-hither look. . . do you think that cute Henry will notice?  In the meantime, would you mind peelin ... Read on »
Dog Day: Dog Days of Summer by Ricki H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The Girlslove the glorious sunshine and heat, but spending too much time frolicking outside can take its toll. . . . ["Oh, Mum, I just adore summer--especially ge ... Read on »