My oven is fine, so you know. It’s just that I can’t stand to use it this time of year. For a number of somewhat boring reasons we only have air conditioning on the second and third floors of our house. The first floor stays mostly comfortable because the humidity is well-controlled, but because it’s… Continue reading Ovenless
Ambrosia is one of my favorite baking blogs, even if most of the items I see there remain (for me) aspirational rather than fully realized. I have however made her crumb cake, the dark chocolate caramel tart of course, the chocolate chip cookie dough cheesecake bars and before the summer is out I’d like to… Continue reading Ice cream sandwich experiment.
As I continue to try and plan weeknight dinners in advance, I’ve found that my use-what’s-in-the-pantry skills are getting a lot better. I hate wasting food, so this is a good thing. It’s also helpful when I won’t be able to make it to the grocery store for a couple days and need to improvise.… Continue reading Another meal planning update.
TRIGGER WARNING this post is Instagramtastic! So if that bothers you beware. Several years ago I bought my boyfriend a grill pan for his birthday and it’s mostly been stored under the sink, wrapped in a paper bag from Whalebone Surf Shop, ever since. We pulled it out for some reason or another not long… Continue reading The weekend in food.
Another one of my favorite Ireland food memories is the hot chocolate we got in Butler’s Grafton Street store. We were there in December and while the temperature hovered around 40 degrees most days, it was more than chilly enough to enjoy a hot chocolate on the Luas ride back to our apartment. Before we… Continue reading Hot chocolate ice cream.