Archive for 2007

cookies!

cookies!

Last week Jef (aka the geek) made the very rich Sarah Bernhardt pastries which he posted about. Something that was not mentioned there was that the almond macaroons that make the base of the pastry are wonderful cookies in their own right. I happen to be an enormous fan of anything flavored with almonds, so [Continue]

Tales of the Kitchen

Tales of the Kitchen

A few days ago, I got word of a kitchen show-and-tell thing going on in the food blog world. The even was headed up by another food blog, Lucullian Delights. Unfortunately, for me, the event ended before I could get some decent pictures of my kitchen. Here’s my late entry (better late than never, right?)… [Continue]

Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt

A friend of mine on IRC commented on the macarons I made a few weeks ago. He was saying they reminded him of a Swedish almond cookie, the biskvit. I did a little bit of research, and learned that these cookies are more commonly known as Sarah Bernhardts. These pastries were invented by a Danish [Continue]

Organic rib-eye, two ways

Organic rib-eye, two ways

Christmas has come and gone, my guest has left, and all that is left is the memories. Our Christmas meal was an organic rib-eye steak that I purchased from Whole Foods. It was a bit on the expensive side, but I almost never cook and eat steak, so I figured it was worth it. I [Continue]

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