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I like to think I’m pretty up-front with you guys. When something doesn’t work, I admit it—especially on WTEB’s Facebook page, where I’ll often talk about current experiments. Many turn into blog posts, but more than a few end so miserably I can’t possibly inflict the recipe upon you. Instead, here’s a roundup of a […]
I am in so much trouble. For my birthday, Stephen took me to dinner at Franny’s*. They don’t take reservations, so while we waited for a table we sat at the bar, chatting. And since it was my birthday and all, we talked about my favorite thing: food. I can’t remember how it came up, […]
These lightly sweet, crumbly little cookies were our holiday gift for Harry’s teachers—they’re spritz cookies, the kind you make with a cookie press (mine is by Kuhn Rikon). Spritz are terrific to make with little kids—who doesn’t love a gadget that shoots cookie dough? I held the press down against the baking sheet, and Harry […]
So, we’re kinda broke. I know, I know, I just said the other day that I had a pretty good year as a writer—and I did, as far as my career goes. But here’s the thing nobody mentions when you sign up to write a cookbook: Once you get past the thrill of “ohmygodsomebodywantstopublishMYcookbook!” you […]