Save the Drama I don’t like drama, unless it’s on my plate. A visual wow with a delectable finish makes for a memorable meal. Coddled eggs with bacon and parmesan do just that. A grand entrance, even on Ordinary Tuesday, requires suprisingly little effort. The term coddled means pampered, handled with care. Eggs are cooked […]
I Dream of Cake I dream of cake all the time, forever looking for an excuse to bake. This is not so good for my waistline, nor for my standing as a good parent. Lemon Meringue Cake had been on my mind for a while and this condition only worsened after I finally made it. […]
As much as I love anything British, I never reached for a jar of lemon curd at the market. Making it from scratch was even more improbable, that is until last night. It was an ordinary evening, like so many. After dinner, we cleared the table and ran Daisy’s bath. While she was singing and […]
This Calls for Cake My little brother (friend at the office) had been off-site for months and we were all excited he was returning to our little village of cubicles. The occasion called for cake. (Of course, it did.) It had to be something with apple, cinnamon and crumbly streusel bits on top. It had […]
Dragon's Kiss Cocktail came about one Friday night when I stopped by the grocery store on my way home from work. Brain-dead and ready for the long weekend, my stomach was grumbling like a caged beast. What usually happens in situations like this one is that I push the shopping cart up and down every ...