Well, we sure did a lot of eating and drinking in 2013! I thought it would be fun to make a list of all the food and beverage posts from the year. Clearly, I need to write more about solid food to balance all of the home brews in 2014! Beverages Glühwein Simple Apple Peel […]
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In these darker months of the year, Chocolate Espresso Cake is exactly what I need. In the afternoon, as the sun sets, I need a little hit of something— caffeine, pleasure, comfort… Happily, my husband likes to make me chocolate cakes, and he’s not afraid to adapt a recipe to suit our family’s needs. One […]
Confession: I am not really one to get super-excited about cake. Cakes are very pretty, but I tend to crave more savory morsels, and dense, chocolatey desserts. So, I was surprised to find that I’ve been suddenly thinking a lot about cake. I keep recalling in my mind all of the signs in restaurant windows in […]
Last week, we managed to go cherry picking four times! It kind of blows my mind that there are so many fruit trees planted around here that no one seems to pick the fruit from. I don’t know why that is… It is perfectly legal to do so, and few things are as obviously edible […]
On the way home from the beach yesterday, we stopped to take a walk along a country foot path. The trip to Southwold had been a big disappointment– totally cold and windy despite a cheerful forecast– and we wanted to redeem the outing with a peaceful and interesting walk someplace new. I had it in […]
In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d share an extra-special ice cream recipe with you. This is an ode to my favorite cake, called Persian Love Cake— it is incredibly light and perfume-y. I have made this cake for extra-special occasions, including baby showers, bridal showers, and even my cousin’s wedding. One of the […]