Monthly Archives: October 2013

Chicken and Swiss Chard Alphabet Soup + Wedding Thoughts

If you have never planned a wedding–your own wedding–you might be under the impression that it is all sorting ribbons, choosing between shades of ivory and thread counts, and asking yourself, “matte or gloss?” Words like “bauble,” “chiffon,” “cufflink,” “tier,” and “pearl” might come to mind. Or maybe you’ve been around someone who planned a […]

Squirrel Cookies!

The entire time I was making these cookies, I was singing, “Who run tha world? Squirrels. SQUIRRELS!” much to Shorty’s chagrin. To make matters worse for him, the house was steadily filling with the smell of fresh-baked cookies (while I did spastic dance moves perfectly imitated Beyoncé with a whisk mic), but all the while, […]

Marcella Hazan’s Luxurious, Simple Tomato Sauce

Greetings, lovely readers. This is just a quick post to get you through hump day, and to take some time to remember a great woman through her food. Last Sunday, the Italian cooking icon Marcella Hazan passed away at the age of 89. I can’t possibly attempt doing any justice to her memory or her […]