April 15, 2014

s'more or less

I know everyone is supposed to go crazy for s'mores, but somewhere along the way, I lost enthusiasm for them. I think the magic of a campfire is really important to get the whole effect, and I haven't actually been in the presence of one of those for many years.

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April 10, 2014

april festivities

There's a great holiday coming up this month, but that's not the only reason April is special. It's also the month I was born.

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April 6, 2014

now's the time for lemon and lime

Whose bright idea was it to put these two too-tart ingredients together in the first place? And who's responsible for propagating it? Because now it's everywhere and in everything.

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March 31, 2014

time well spent

If you have the time and resources, I think it's absolutely worth it to make your own bread. Other things that are worth the time it takes to do them, at least in my eyes, include coupon clipping, washing your dishes in the sink (unless you've had a party or something), and shredding cabbage for pepper slaw.

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March 27, 2014

presto change-o avocado (and a little disney magic)

Are you as fascinated by magicians as I am? I want to know all their secrets, but at the same time, I don't want to have my awe spoiled by some simple explanation.

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March 19, 2014

sloth love chunk

I think I've tried every recipe for apple cake known to man, and here's the thing: They're all good. Bringing together moist, tart apples and crunchy nuts and surrounding them with cinnamon-scented cake batter simply can't ever be a bad thing.

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March 14, 2014

where have you been all my life?

I went a long time without playing with tomatillos in the kitchen, over 30 years, to be more exact. I guess I was intimidated for some reason, but I always enjoyed dishes that featured them.

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