I’ve been an icky depressed grump the past couple of months (The Spring That Isn’t/Wasn’t is only partially to blame). And much to my dismay, every time I try to hide under my own personal little black rain cloud, something tries to pull me out. Friends get back in touch. People I respect compliment my [...]
Posts Tagged ‘salt’
Hey there. I mentioned recently on Twitter that I’d like to start blogging casually again. Since my computer and camera were recently liberated from my ownership, I have no pressure to make things Tastespotting/Foodgawker-worthy. It’s all about the flavor anyway. I’m not into the tablescapes, carefully arranged heirloom tomatoes and blown-out whites. So, here’s a [...]
I was really excited when I heard about this month’s Mystery Box ingredient. It’s something that I feel is underrated and unfairly mocked, even by food professionals (such a shame). I think it’s lovely and actually just misunderstood. White chocolate is a unique ingredient, and while dark and milk chocolate have hordes of rabid fans, [...]
If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, or if you’ve tried to play catch-up in the archives, you may have noticed that I went crazy for Meyer lemons last winter. With my limited amount of free time (until now) I hadn’t been able to come up with an excuse to buy any. No [...]
“In a prehistoric dried up lake A million years after the last earthquake There lived a little girl who loved to bake The only thing she made was cake and all she used was salt That’s all she had, it’s not her fault Saline the Salt Lake Queen” – Rasputina This was the first idea [...]
A friend of mine had a birthday this weekend, and was celebrating with cook outs! I went to one held by another friend and knew I had to bring some cupcakes along, but what kind?