A little while ago I recieved an e-mail from a co-worker. She stated that another co-worker had presented her with a chocolate cake and she wanted to share it with the rest of the office. Being the nice person that I am, I was obviously willing to help her eat it.
As a kid I thoroughly despised eggplant. I have no idea why. It was too spongey, too chewy for my liking. Or at least it was the way my mom made eggplant. What I recall from that time is her making eggplant boats. Stuffed with ground beef and the inside of the [...]
I love it when a tiny alteration, which hardly takes time at all, makes a huge difference to a recipe. The sheer joy of that ‘eureka-moment’ when you figure out a way to improve on something great. Like the moment when Ruth Graves Wakefield decided to dump a bunch of chocolate pieces into [...]
One of my 11 in ’11 goals was to host dinner once every quarter. So far I’ve managed. They might not have been super fancy parties where people were specifically invited, but still they were nice dinners with someone other than ourselves.
Just before the first quarter was over my dad stayed at our [...]
That birthday cake I made for my bloggiversary. I still owe you some recipes.
Now I can’t give you a recipe for fondant, as I buy that ready made. And there’s no photo tutorial of making the calla lilies either, because Laurens wasn’t around while I was [...]
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