Monthly Archives: January 2013

Simple Short Cookies

Or, Academia: A Love Story. In grad school, every reading, every discussion, every low-stakes assignment is designed to make you feel like an ignoramus. Not true, but it does make sense that we can’t do our best work if we’re too complacent with our own intelligence. I think the atmosphere is designed to put you […]

Deb’s Buttered Popcorn Cookies

Happy Sundays. I’ve been listening to Macklemore all day and trying out a few recipes. My friend (and maid of honor!) gave me Deb’s smittenkitchen cookbook for Christmas. Since I first flipped through it, I’ve been meaning to try her popcorn cookies. If any of you read smitten kitchen, you know that Deb has this […]

Warm Salmon Vichyssoise with Crispy Pancetta

Aloha and Happy New Year, friends! I spent my turn of the year in a plane over the Pacific–how about you? I’m checking in just before my flight back to ye old Bostontown. Since I talked to you last, I spent a week in Maui (!) and a week back in Waco working at this […]