It was getting out of control. For the past few months, I had been voraciously eating granola, that I’d been buying at the grocery store. Sacrilege. But wait, it had a cute name! – it was called, “Love Crunch.” But more importantly, it contained chocolate. Oops! Details. The tipping point was when Longer Legs raised […]
A few years ago during a road trip, a mouse got into our trunk and made a home for a few nights. He slept in the instant oats, nibbled on the stump of a muffin, picked open a bag of corn chips but didn’t eat the chips themselves – and most interestingly, ate a whole […]
Homemade chocolate sourdough, studded with chocolate chips, smeared with butter. Breakfast of champions.
Things to help get through long winter days: hot chocolate, a couple of good books (one of which has to be about food), knitting, and a goofy-looking owl.
My lovely friend S gave me homemade cookie mix for Christmas. It’s a great gift, because it’s an excuse to bake and then I get a large Mason jar to store dried lentils in afterwards. It was originally a recipe for “classic sugar cookies” but since I have a belligerent streak, and it was going […]
These aren’t tips. These are strategies. 1. Hide chocolate in a really unorganized pantry so they get lost in the clutter. You will find them later and heroic music will play and it will be like Indiana Jones finding the Covenant. 2. Get a tall person to hide chocolate at a […]
Baking is like alchemy. You mix a bunch of things together, put it in the oven, and it bakes into a delicious, soft, mmmoist little item, and then you give it to your friends and they eat it and like it and really like you because of it and it’s all peaches and sunshine and […]
So! I made a gluten-free, vegan version of the chocolate gingerbread. And….I think it might even be better than the wheat one. Yeah that’s right. It was gooey but light, moist but not soggy. Dark, dreamy, and delicious. A smattering of pumpkin seeds on top. Four mini loaves to nibble through. So happy!!!