European Tarts – Divinely Doable Desserts with Little or No Baking

Raspberry Truffle Tart from The Ardent Cook
If there's a woman who knows her cake, it's Helen Fletcher!

Last week Helen announced on her St. Louis food blog The Ardent Cook that she is publishing her second cookbook, European Tarts – Divinely Doable Desserts with Little or No Baking. It will be available in late October, just in time - of course! - for holiday gift-giving.

Backyard BBQ Bash 2012

Backyard BBQ Bash
Calling all BBQ enthusiasts, it's time for the third annual Backyard BBQ Bash, the premier amateur BBQ contest in St. Louis.

So save the date, it's Saturday, September 22, 2012 in Arnold, Missouri, just south of St. Louis.

The event is organized by the St. Louis food blog For rules, location, sponsor information and more, visit Backyard BBQ Bash.

St. Louis Food Blogger News: July 2012

Stefani Pollack at Food Media Forum

Food Media Forum - The "Better Food Writing" & "Better Food Photography" Event

Many congratulations to Stefani Pollack from Cupcake Project and other local bloggers who pulled off a real feat: a sold-out Food Media Forum with food bloggers and food writers gathering from Kansas City, Atlanta, Bozeman and elsewhere for the two-day event. If you missed it, some presenters have posted their presentations on their websites, links are on the Food Media Forum's Facebook page. Thanks to Stef, Stephanie from Iron Stef, Laura from Food Snob STL, Stacy from Every Little Thing and Kimberly from Rhubarb and Honey for setting such a high standard. Photo credit J. Pollack Photography