I have fallen madly in love. With a blogger. Her name is Allie Brosh from Hyperbole and a Half. I love her. But mine is a tragic kind of love because I’m already happily married and I don’t think I’ll ever even actually meet her. But I love her. A lot.
Posts Tagged ‘Butter’
I’m not sure if people who have never lived in New York City really get coffee cake. Maybe I’m biased, and therefore totally wrong. But there is something really special about the coffee cakes I’ve seen there, especially in the ratio of crumb to cake. Maybe Texas knows how to do this too and I […]
A few years ago Alton Brown did a funny episode of his show, Good Eats, about corn meal. His premise was that he had to explain to someone from South Carolina and someone from Southern Italy (at the same time) that grits and polenta are actually the same thing. In the show, neither were happy […]
We were away for the weekend recently and when we got home a once over of the fridge revealed a pint of blueberries in the back on the top shelf. They were caught in that unfortunate point of decay where they were still perfectly edible, yet they had lost the lustrous plumpness of their prime […]
My kids are crazy. If the 20 minute long tantrum that began for no fathomable reason and ends for no fathomable reason, with a rapid shift from crying to hysterical giggling isn’t proof enough, then the following story should prove it beyond a shadow of a doubt.
If you have kids then you know that no matter how adventuresome they can be there will always be days when they are tired or grouchy or just plain finicky and macaroni and cheese is the only thing that will make them happy. Which is fine. I’ve been known to fall back on the old […]
I was making a marinated London Broil recently and decided that I was just going to go old school and serve baked potatoes. But then after I got home with them I couldn’t bear the thought of serving something so plain. I know, I’m a pain in the tush when it comes to serving “boring” […]