-ish, it's not just a sort of measurement, it's a life choice.
Have you ever heard of agua fresca? It is a very fancy way of saying sweet juice. Or technically fresh water, but the catch is, it is never just water. I mean, if it was just water it would be called water and that would be boring. And if you are not in the mood... Continue Reading →
I have written about my stop and go and stop again posting problem. I am a fickle blogger. I come up with wonderful ideas for the blog. I can picture exactly what I want each post to look like and how it will read. And then I think of some more. I will photograph as... Continue Reading →
See that first cookie. Isn’t it beautiful? All round and chocolate-y. It is a perfect example of a cookie. Only the finest of ingredients were used…organic almond flour, expensive dark Valrhona chocolate and creamy, fresh butter. What is not to love about this cookie. Well, that would be the taste. It tastes horrible. I am... Continue Reading →
I have never been a person who could be characterized as all sweet and mushy. Well, I guess it depends on one’s definition of sweet and mushy. Am I emotionally sweet and mushy? Not really. Am I physically sweet and mushy? Not sure about sweet but mushy, totally. So for Valentine’s Day this year I will... Continue Reading →
On a Sunday not too long ago, I was all ready to enjoy a lazy day and maybe have some pancakes when I realized something. I realized I was feeling too lazy to make pancakes. And I am so not ashamed to admit it. I was fine with actually making the batter and all but... Continue Reading →
Peppermint, oh peppermint, how I love thee, let me count the ways. Well, actually let me focus on the best way, the holiday a la mode magic way, the candy cane. Want to add a little Christmas to something? Just add candy cane. Hang it, crush it, sprinkle some on top, candy canes make ordinary treats... Continue Reading →
I love to bake. I love the simple steps involved in baking and its sweet results. Add this, mix that and poof, pastry. Except for bread, I believe bread is baking’s one exception to its just-follow-the-steps-and-it-will-work-approach. I believe there are faeries involved in determining whether or not dough will rise or bake correctly. I believe... Continue Reading →