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chocolate covered strawberries and madeleines

chocolate therapy

It’s been forever since I’ve spent an afternoon in the kitchen having fun, so when I found the time to doView full post »

pizza class at Piola

pizza class at piola

RH and I, along with some good friends and a couple of their friends, recently took a pizza class at Piola, a new-to-usView full post »

double dark chocolate sea salt cookies

double dark chocolate sea salt cookies

These double dark chocolate sea salt cookies are a spin on one of my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes. They areView full post »

bakery sunday line and pastries

bakery sunday success!

When I arrived at Sugar-Coated Radical this morning—less than 20 minutes after they opened—there was aView full post »

a toast to Allen Jones

a toast to allen jones

The invite read: A tribute to the man with the business plan. Since 1988, Allen has been the hidden “X factor” forView full post »

prelude to staplehouse

prelude to staplehouse

RH and I recently had the pleasure of attending our second prelude to Staplehouse dinner with the über-talented, über-View full post »

steven satterfield of miller union was my private chef

Okay, so it was just for one meal. But it was, quite possibly, the meal of the century. A few months ago, RH and I wentView full post »

lemon sour cream pound cake

lemon sour cream pound cake

Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve, or some other special occasion, every year—View full post »

salted butter caramel ice cream

I scream, you scream…

I have always been a sucker for ice cream. It’s seriously one of my most favorite foods of all time. In fact, aView full post »

cherry pie

sweet cherry pie

A few weeks ago, Whole Foods had an amazing one-day sale on big, juicy, sweet cherries, so I bought a few pounds withView full post »

making chocolate croissants

croissants and danishes…oh my!

Shortly after I returned from Hawaii, I attended a class on making croissants and danishes at Bakeshop. Chef Jonathan StView full post »

tarte noir

hello, 2010!

Wow. It’s a little hard to believe that it’s 2010. First of all, it sounds so awesomely futuristic but it&#View full post »

holy mole!

I have just tucked into the fridge some prepped containers for tomorrow night’s dinner—a dinner that I’View full post »