Twitterdee, Twitterdum

November 26th, 2010  |  7 Comments

I finally did the unthinkable. I joined Twitter. This, after some prodding from you guys, and a word of encouragement from Elizabeth at Guilty Kitchen. I’ve been dragging my feet because I don’t really get how it works, nor do I understand the subculture that’s simmered up over there. Nevertheless, it’s Thanksgiving month, and since […]


Pumpkin Bread Pudding

November 22nd, 2010  |  19 Comments

No doubt everyone’s running around trying to stockpile their house with food for the holidays. It’s like a Thanksgiving apocalypse. My local market was packed with bodies, and I had to fight off the crowds to get at the brown sugar, possibly the most valuable commodity this time of year. One thing I am thankful […]


Classic brioche and mixing it up, so to speak

November 15th, 2010  |  30 Comments

Lately, I’ve been in a bit of a rut. The daily routine has been getting to me. Everyday, the same old thing: get up early, take a sleepy shower, pick out something to wear, shove some hurried breakfast in, ride the commuter train, sit at the office, work on stuff that doesn’t interest me much, […]


Almond financiers with rosemary scented pears

November 5th, 2010  |  30 Comments

On my very first day, at my very first job, I thought I was going to get fired. Up until that point, I’d never stepped foot in a restaurant kitchen, and as I knocked on the metal service-entry door, anticipating my first day, I was feeling like I was about to audition for a role […]