Tag Archives: dessert

Peach Cobbler, or, Dr. Quinn and Kentucky Hospitality.

Guys, do you remember that amazing TV show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman? What am I talking about – of course you remember it, because it was awesome. You can go watch the opening song here, and then come back when … Continue reading

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What’s in a macaron?

Yesterday I guest posted over at Culture Keeper to talk about one of my very favorite things, macarons. Ok, so really I am blogging about globalization and the indefinable qualities of culture inherent in regional foods, but the macaron is … Continue reading

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How do I love s’mores? Let me count the ways.

Is there any combination of food more perfect than this? The answer is no. Don’t even bother arguing with me on this one. You can keep your fine wine and cheese, your bagel with smear and lox, your perfect steak … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fudge Pie

Remember last week when I gave you that unapologetically bad for you recipe for Seven Layer Bars and you all maybe hated me a little for how much you wanted to eat them and give up all attempts at healthy … Continue reading

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Seven Layer Bars

Are we far enough into 2013 by now that we can all stop pretending to still be keeping those healthy eating resolutions? (See note at bottom.) Ok good. Now here are some cookies that will taste so much better than … Continue reading

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Around this home… there are plants that I kill.

“Why can’t I keep anything alive?” “Listen, I love you, but you’re a plant killer. It’s what you do. It’s a good thing our children won’t need to photosynthesize.” “But I  photosynthesize! Think of how much sun I have to have … Continue reading

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La Chandeleur: making crêpes and eating halos

There are so many reasons that I love the French. I love their eternal revolutionary spirit that makes them refuse to play along by anyone’s rules other than their own. I love their preference of beauty over practicality, leisure over … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Doughnuts

I love vegetables, fancy food, delicate dinners, and refined cuisine. But I also have a deep abiding weakness for Totinos pizza, burgers, and doughnuts. James and I are slowly trying out all of the burger dives in DC and I … Continue reading

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2 Things I Love

There are many things that I love about living in DC. I would like to share one of my favorite things with you here and it is this drink of perfection, the toasted marshmallow  milkshake from Good Stuff Eatery. Do … Continue reading

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Georgetown Cupcakes

There are many things that baffle me about the world we live in today.  Google+, hipsters, the fact that everything is crossbred with a poodle, and why anyone would want to read a book on a computer screen, just to … Continue reading

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