Penuche Fudge, sweet defined

Dan’s post on making his favorite dessert, Baklava, for Thanksgiving inspired me to make my own favorite dessert, which I’ve avoided making for years. Why avoided? Because it only comes out right (for me) every few times, and because I feel awful after eating it because it is pure fat and sugar.

Easier than this recipe [...]

It Was Worth It!

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Goddamnit, why can’t I make potato chips? Potato chips are by a long stretch my favourite junk food, and they just so happen to be impossible to make with anything less than a medium sized factory. personalised iphone 8 plus case dyefor [...]

Why Nationalism is Silly

Like most people, I get great ideas during bouts of insomnia, which, when my feverish jottings are reassessed in the cold, cold light of day, turn out not to be so much ‘great’ as ‘stupid.’ Like the idea I had the other night to cook every national dish and post about it on cookrookery.

Yeah, really, [...]

Turkish Thanksgiving


Hi, my name is Daniel, and it’s been 365 days since I last ate pumpkin pie.

Hi, Daniel!

I realize I’m alone in this, but I am not a big fan of pumpkin pie. Not a fan. Pumpkins are best reserved for soup, as in this recipe. But I like cooking for Thanksgiving, and given free [...]

Chicken with No Class

“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.”

If I had been St. Paul, I would have been talking about onions. totalee iphone 7 plus case Man, I hated onions as a [...]

Further Adventures with Salmon!

I was reading an on-line article on gravlax the other day, and boy am I glad I’m not Nordic. Don’t get me wrong, I love smorgasbord and Ikea, but I’d hate to spend so much time arguing about gravlax.

Gravlax, if you didn’t know, is just like smoked salmon but without smoking. More accurately, gravlax is [...]