April 2012

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pureed chickpea soup

pureed chickpea soup

We’ll just make a general understatement today and tell you that I am still recovering from this weekend.  For some reason I agreed to host both sides of our families for an Easter lunch (and, also, for some reason, I have agreed to let this become a new tradition).  Gerrit and I spent all of … more

basic white bread

basic white bread

There’s a lot of magic that goes on in the kitchen.  Stirring together sauces until they are delicious and creamy.  Browning chicken to that perfect crispiness.  The endless cookie possibilities you can get by stirring the same things together over and over; butter, sugar, eggs, flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder.  Baking custards into perfection. … more

chocolate chip biscotti

chocolate chip biscotti

There are a lot of things that I love about having this food blog.  I love that it forces me to be constantly finding new recipes.  I love the way that it makes me try new things, dishes and desserts and breakfasts that I might not otherwise feel tempted to attempt.  I love the it … more