You know what they say about the Best Laid Plans, right? That’s right; they gang aft agley. Yup, they can turn into a big old Gang of Ugly (which I’m sure is the translation). Let me back up a moment and tell you how I came to be in an Ugly Predicament.
What the heck is Food 52sday, anyway? I’m just getting in the Food 52sday Recipe Inspiration post under the wire before I turn into a pumpkin. This week, it was The Beloved’s turn to choose, and he’s gone with Chicken with Creamy Dijon Mustard Sauce. The original recipe was submitted by Maria Teresa Jorge. She […]
My favorite recipes aren’t recipes at all. And if you’ve been hanging out here for any time, you know what I’m going to say next: They’re recipe templates. By template, I mean a series of techniques you can follow with almost any group of ingredients (within reason) to come up with your very own signature […]
I tell you guys that I’m here to help. That I can help you become more confident cooks. I often share wee tidbits of baking and cooking information–stuff like how to use equipment, tricks of the trade, technique how-tos. And I answer questions either via email or the facebook page. I have written posts in […]
Well, this is embarrassing. The lovely Recipe Inspiration for this week is Simple Summer Peach Cake. I had Every Intention of using peaches and blueberries in the cake. Honest I did. Until my friend Becca asked for guest posters. I volunteered and posted about making fruit crisp. And then I figured that I’d better actually […]
So, what’s Food52sday anyway? Friends, after my Rant from yesterday, it was all I could do to unwrap my bonbons and get them to my mouth, so choosing this week’s Food52sday Recipe Inspiration was more than I was equipped to handle. Fortunately, you guys were more than up to the task. I gave you three […]
Yesterday, the lovely folks from Knead to Cook on facebook posted a picture of blueberry buckle. The caption was something along the lines of “best blueberry buckle in the universe.” The picture taunted me, and I became crabby. Not because I hated the picture, but because a)I wanted that buckle, and b)I was buckle-less. Of […]