Alchemy

One of the strangest but most helpful Parenting EpiphaniesTM I’ve had is when I realized that parenting and cooking often give me the same kinds of anxiety because they are …

Week eighteen

I had a hormonal hissy-fit yesterday while making a third batch of test cupcakes. I had piped in the colored filler and was ready to top them all off with …

Day 256: Latin Kings

We had a potluck for which we cooked foods that generally fly south of the border. It was magnificent. I made Cuban picadillo, which wasn’t terrible (yay!), although next time …

Day 135: BBQ Fest

(This entry originally posted Friday at The Memphis Blog) The World Championship Barbecue Cooking contest is heating up in every literal way possible. I moseyed down there for lunch today …

Homemaking for dummies

I spent some time in the kitchen today, performing an alchemic miracle that resulted in this modest dish (I’ll pause so you can ooh and ah and gasp at the …