It was bound to happen: My first-ever catering fail. About two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to cater sweets for a corporate baby shower. The guest of honor (pappa-to-be) met me at my car to help me unload, and then wheeled in the boxes of cupcakes. The time: 9:45 AM; fifteen minutes to spare […]
My opinion about biscuits is this: They have to be light, they have to be flaky, and they have to be fresh. To make biscuits that are all of these things, one also has to understand this truism: Biscuits are not quick, and biscuits are not healthy. And under no circumstance should anyone try to […]
It was still daylight when I arrived home from work. Even the dogs were surprised; they barked at me thinking I was the evil UPS man.
We spent our last afternoon in Paris strolling through le Jardin des Tuileries. It was getting late in the day, and we were hungry, again. When I spotted the crêpe vendor, I stepped aside and asked my beau to pull out his change. We had spent most of our Euros on lunch, so it was […]
This weekend was the first we’d been at home in awhile. So of course, Saturday morning’s refrigerator contents were mostly empty. We still had good eggs and cream. No yogurt, no bread, no orange juice, no fresh blueberries… Ah, but we did have them dried. And we had a package of dried cranberries, too. And […]