About the Site
You are Delicious is a place for food musings, tips, and recipes. If you describe your dream foods with words like tasty, yummy, stick-to-your-ribs, sustainable, fresh, local, organic, or veggie-tastic, this place is for you.
As you read through, you may notice that everything is about vegetarian and vegan foods, but that doesn’t mean this site is only for veggies. It’s for everyone!
I always welcome feedback on my posts, especially if you’ve tried one of the recipes. Please comment to your heart’s content!
About the Writer
Rhea likes to cook and eat and feed people. Introduced to tempeh at age 2, she soon started snacking on the stuff from little baggies the way normal kids ate Cheerios. A few years later, she started to cook, with much inspiration from her father and grandfather. After 14 years of eating everything from brown rice to blood sausage, she returned to her roots of fermented soy goodness and went vegetarian. Rhea has been either lacto-ovo vegetarian or vegan ever since (which, as of this writing, is another 13 years).
In college and immediately after, Rhea had restaurant jobs and cooked at times for 70+ diners as a head cook in co-ops and camps. From this, she learned various techniques and resourcefulness. She moved to Washington, DC in 2003 to work at Gallaudet University and in 2004 started a part time personal chef service called Braisin’ Greens.
Although she studied creative writing in college, writes for her full-time job at Gallaudet, and used to facilitate a writing group in DC, she never tried food writing. As you can see, all that changed, and in February 2007, Rhea* launched this site.
In the fall of 2007, Rhea started a master’s degree program in writing at Johns Hopkins University. Some of her class writing, shockingly, features food and you may notice it sprinkled throughout the blog.
*It wasn’t just Rhea launching the site. She had a great deal of technical help from the great web host, programmer, and pizza chef Bobby C.!