Poached Pears

January 26th, 2012  |  14 Comments

If you watch Top Chef Just Desserts, you may be familiar with the awesomeness that is Johnny Iuzzini, the head judge and executive pastry chef at the bajillion-starred New York restaurant Jean Georges. Now, though, I should say their¬†former pastry chef, since he recently gave his notice. And guess who’s taking his place? My mentor, […]


Good Time to Extract

January 2nd, 2012  |  82 Comments

Hello again, Gorgeous. And, Handsome. Yes you. Happy New Year to you.¬†I hope 2012 is your year, filled with all the things you wish for, whether it be job success, or attainment of personal joy and satisfaction. Or good pastry eatin’. I know I feel hopeful. My guess is you’re all baked out from the […]