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Pie – NYC

November 30, 2010


Why, might you ask, is there a photo of hot dogs and beans (Britt’s favorite comfort food of all time, might I add), instead of that which is indicated in the title – pie…? Well. Fun story. After hours and hours (and practically days) of traveling all over the coast this Tgiving  (SIDE anecdote: at […]

Pie – SF

November 29, 2010


Thanksgiving dinner was supposed to be easy this year.  Cooking was optional.  The family was in town.  Maybe we’d order in.  Our new life in SF was taking center stage rather than an organic Diestel turkey.  Or so I thought. As I began to do research on places that would actually deliver food on Thanksgiving, I started […]

American Traditions – NYC

November 23, 2010


I surprised Mr. B and made a recipe for brownies from The Baker’s Apprentice blog from the NY Times (amazing btw – check it out) that he had wanted me to try. As I looked at the ingredients and carefully measured and put everything together, I realized I was making more of a flourless chocolate […]

American Traditions – SF

November 23, 2010


About a week ago, some warm weather blasted San Francisco making for perhaps the nicest weekend I’ve spent here.  We hiked around Mount Tam in shorts and a t-shirt.  In November.  And, it was hot.  Take that, NYC. Nothing was accomplished that weekend, and it was amazing.  I spent an indulgent amount of time outdoors milling about […]

French – NYC

November 17, 2010


A good 82% of my baking adventures are spawned from my ❤ for my Mr. B – things he likes to eat, things I think he WILL like to eat, etc. It’s nice to have someone to bake for, and since Haley is so very, very far away he’s a good substitute. 😉 SO after […]

French – SF

November 16, 2010


Britt did the impossible.  She made French macarons. For me, macarons are in the pantheon of baking.  They seem time-consuming, daunting and probably my favorite cookie of all time (yes, FACT).  They are up there with soufflés, floating islands and the ruler of all French desserts that I will probably never attempt – the Mont […]