Category Archives: dessert

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Cakeboy

As you long-time readers may recall, every year on my son Conor’s birthday, I make him a birthday cake from scratch. Some of you are probably thinking, “big whoop”, right? “I can make scratch-birthday cakes while grooming the dog and … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Holiday Limbo

It’s that time of year. Christmas is over, New Year’s Eve lingers like a wobbly exclamation point, and I’m still feeling a bit bloated from all the roasts and cocktails and candy canes of the last week. It’s holiday limbo … Continue reading

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Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Cookie Challenged

I meant to post this before Christmas but above is my attempt to make the jam thumbprint cookies that appear on the cover of The Gourmet Cookie Book. As you can see, my cookies don’t resemble the cover shot in … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Christmas Planning

I’ve started planning my menu for Christmas Dinner and like usual, I’m a little overwhelmed. I pull out my cookbooks, the December issues of my cooking magazines, and menus of past Christmas meals, and then try and create a menu … Continue reading

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Friday, July 27th, 2012

Things I Like: Summer Lunching

One of my favorite parts of summer is when friends head over on the weekend for a visit which always includes a long and leisurely lunch. Although I don’t always serve the same exact things, through experience I’ve come up … Continue reading

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