My Kitchen, Explained

I frequently complain and whine that my kitchen is too small, but to be honest, I kind of like it. It’s a bit like working on the line, where you have to constantly bark “behind you!” when you reach for another towel or a salt shaker. It’s a bit like the galley of a ship. [...]

Ducking Around in the Kitchen

I regret that Peking changed its name to Beijing. iphone 6 snoopy case My life is full of regrets. iphone 7 flamingo phone cases The most recent one is betting a bottle of Fernet Branca on the outcome of this year’s NCAA tourney. (My overconfidence has never recovered from the occasion, a couple [...]

Pita Pockets

I’ve been curious to try making pita bread (for Iraqi pita bread, Dan posted an excellent recipe two years ago) . I found the process to be fairly simple, but a bit time-consuming. Fortunately the delight of watching the pitas expand — literally like a balloon — was enough of a delight that I see [...]

Cinnamon-Raisin Penuche Cake

For lunch I had carrots dipped in homemade hummus, then an apple for dessert. I am so healthy I could just scream. Or run several consecutive marathons.

Except for the fact, well…. slim charging case iphone 7 somewhere between breakfast and lunch I ate 1/4 of a cake.

The cake? Well, so, I had made penuche [...]

Pork Buns, Revisited

I sometimes worry overly much about the recipes I post not always being original. But then I ask myself, what does it mean to be “original”? Was Nicolai Tesla being “original” when he invented the radio? Was Dorothy Richardson being “original” when she pioneered the stream of consciousness narrative mode? Was Momofuku Ando being “original” [...]

How to Stuff a Flower

It’s that time of year when… mulbess iphone 6 case oh, wait, by the time you read this, it’s probably not that time of year any more. Bummer for you. But this week our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box contained 24 zucchini flowers, which, as tempura fans will know, are absolutely divine [...]