Category Archives: dessert

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Things I Like (actually LOVE): Ice Cream!

There are not many things I love to eat more than ice cream. I come from a long line of passionate ice cream consumers, specifically my two grandmothers. On my Belgian side was Mamy, who would treat me to a … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Crisp!

I just wanted to share photos of my first crisp of the spring & summer season! Every year I wait for my neighbor Rita to bring over stalks of rhubarb from her garden (it grows in a wild thatch) and … Continue reading

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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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