The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free!!!
Hello All of My Incredible Supporters!
I'm so happy to report that The Everyday Art of Gluten-Freehits the shelves on September 9, 2014, at which time, I will be... Read more
SAMPLE SHOTS OF THE NEW BOOK: The Art of Gluten-Free Baking
After over a year of grueling work, the new cookbook that you all so generously supported will officially hit the shelves in September 2014. I'm hoping it will... Read more
The Book Has Sold!
Hello too all my generous contributors! I am happy to report that the Blackbird Bakery Cookbook has been sold to Abrams of New York with a manuscript delivery due date... Read more
We've Funded!!! YES¡¡¡¡
Ladies and gentleman, we have done it. The first gluten free community cookbook will soon be in your hands and I am honored to do it for you!!!!!
"You & I, I Think We Can Make It..." -Wilco
I've never been so nervous in all my life!!!! Only 18 hours to go my gluten free family!!!!
"UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, it's not going... Read more
Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine Supports the Blackbird Community Cookbook!
The exceptionally talented Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine, who was named by Food And Wine Magazine as one of the 10 Best New Chefs of 2011, is a semifinalist for... Read more
It's All About Preservation! Tree Hugger Loves the Community Cookbook!
For those of you who know me best, you all know that I am a huge environmentalist (check out my website and search "plastics" and you will find a slew... Read more
Karen + KXAN = Spreading the Gluten Free Word
I LOVED my TV spot today at KXAN! I transformed news anchor Brain Sander's favorite blueberry pancake recipe into it's gluten free reality on live TV! The segment ended before... Read more
"It tastes just like Grandma's!"
Here is the clip of Jack Allen enjoying the gluten free chicken pot pie I made for him! How much did he love it? "Your crust tastes just like Grandma's!"
Jack Allen of Jack Allen's Kitchen Supports the Community Cookbook
Jack Allen has been running his restaurant, Jack Allen's Kitchen in Austin, Texas for the last 30 years and has become famous for his legendary comfort foods, so when he... Read more
The Countdown Continues!
The book will be you and I rolled into one, which to me, sounds just about right. My culinary lineage goes all the way back to Spoleto, Italy and so... Read more
Alexandra Manley, Pastry Chef of Elizabeth Street Cafe Loves The Community Cookbook!
The incredible pastry chef Alexandra Manley, of Elizabeth Street Cafe, Perla's and Lambert's has lovingly backed the community cookbook project with her mother in-law's famous bread recipe! Wonder if it... Read more
The Community Cookbook is Half of You and All of Me
I've gotten quite a few e-mails the last couple of days wanting to know if all the recipes in the community cookbook are only from others and the answer is... Read more
Our Culinary Foundations Start at Home
What is the community cookbook about? It's about passing on our most cherished childhood recipes in their gluten free form. Why am I using Kickstarter to make it happen? Because... Read more
Chef Jason Dodge of Peche is In!
Chef Jason Dodge is the mastermind behind the lauded Austin restaurant, Peche and also happened to be one of the very first chefs to step up and contribute to the... Read more
Let The Countdown Begin
I will be posting a daily video blog to keep you abreast of the strides that we make until the last day of funding~I shot this one right after midnight... Read more
More Local Gluten Free Love = Real Community
I'll be the first to admit the angle of the video isn't all thatgreat, but the message is spot on! In this clip, I am shooting the gluten free... Read more
Help Name the Book!
If you could name the first ever gluten free community cookbook, what would it be?
Austin Business Owners Support the Community Cookbook!!!!
I've been a busy bee this week and I'm super excited to share my first in a series of videos of local business owners-- everyone from James Beard Award Winning... Read more
It's All About the Global LOVE!
Announced on my facebook page just yesterday, we have a very generous believer in the Blackbird Project who has agreed to match ALL contributions, dollar for dollar, from here on... Read more
We Have Been Selected as a Staff Pick!
WOW! So thrilled to be a Kickstarter staff pick!!!!!
Thank you thank you to everyone for their generous contributions so far. You are first movers towards this dream becoming a... Read more