Up until about six months ago, I was happily writing stories and columns as the food editor of the daily Deseret News in Salt Lake City. I also had a blog, Flavors, on the newspaper's website, Desnews.com.
But, on Aug. 31, 2010, my world became an upside down cake -- one that doesn't quite come out of the pan right, leaving a doughy mess. Our new management laid off 43 percent of the staff, including the whole Features department. I was asked to continue doing my weekly column as a freelancer for the newspaper.
But, after cleaning up the doughy mess, I discovered there's still some tasty cake left of my world. I've spent 17 years as a food writer for daily newspapers, and I still have a lot to say. So, here goes!