Tag Archives: Dessert

twix bar, circa 2019

Well hello. It’s been a minute (or five months)!  With this being the first full week of the year, I conducted a 2018 postmortem; a time to reflect on the past year both personally and professionally.  Continue reading twix bar, circa 2019

world peace in cookie form

It’s been awhile, to say the least. But I’m still here. I’m working and cooking and chicken parenting.  The blog has been sorely neglected, but I’m back.  Continue reading world peace in cookie form

chocolate makes everything better?

The onslaught of news about violence seems to be endless these days. I find myself asking a lot of questions. Are these horrific things happening in the U.S. because of our Republican presidential nominee? Do certain people think bad behavior is ok because they hear the Republican nominee regularly threatening, valorizing and inciting violence? Is a ‘lone wolf’ inspired by a terrorist group’s ideology going to be the new normal? Is it now socially acceptable to stir up the pot, get in confrontations and fight with strangers? Am I just being dramatic, and this has been happening for years, but we tend to hear more about it now?

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a grandma-inspired cake

Memories, nostalgia and food are a theme in my life. I’ve written about food memories many times here. The taste and smell of food can bring back memories not just of eating food itself, but also of place and setting. For me, food is an effective trigger of deeper memories of feelings and emotions.   Continue reading a grandma-inspired cake