A New Addiction – Bacon Pancakes with Apple Compote

We’re going to keep it simple today. Watch this video: Did you enjoy it? Good. I did too. I sat on my bed and shrieked with laughter. Then I watched it again. And then I watched it again. And then I texted it to Sophia and when she came over later that week, we watched it…

Proust et Moi – Speculoos Cheesecake

She’s beauty and she’s grace! She’s speculoos cheesecake! You better believe that rhymes. Maybe next time I’ll post some of my high school era poetry to better convince you of my poetic prowess. For today, prose as usual. Any discussion of the powerful connection between food and memory must always include Marcel Proust’s madeleine-induced reverie. For those…

I Am Whale, Hear Me Snore – (Peppermint) Marshmallows

There’s a type of sleep I like to call greedy sleep. Greedy sleep. The kind of sleep that oozes from every pore. Upon waking, you find that your bed has never felt softer, your pillow has never been more welcoming. You sink deeper, a thousand beckoning hands tugging your eyelids back down. It is during…

2016 – Duck Noodle Soup with Crispy Braised Duck Legs

I’m drained from writing this recipe. When I first asked my mom to teach me how to cook, I was a college sophomore to be. It was 2010. I didn’t know how to dice an onion. But that didn’t cross my mind until a few months later, when I was faced with a whole onion…