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WRITTEN ON Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Baking, Chocolate, Dessert

ShareIt is a universal truth that enterprising cooks just can’t leave well enough alone. Even the most tried and true recipes beg to be tampered with, each cook putting their own personal stamp on greatness. In my opinion, this is true cooking. Getting away from recipes and testing the waters in your own kitchen. If […]


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WRITTEN ON Monday, October 19th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Baking, Breakfast, Dessert

ShareOde to a pumpkin.  How do I love thee?  Let me count the ways.  More than a hot shower after a day in the cold and rain.  Certainly as much as your friend and cousin the butternut squash.  I’d take you over a Ravens win any day.  Ok.  Well, not really.  That one was a […]


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WRITTEN ON Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Breakfast, Dessert, Fruit

ShareNext up on our farewell to summer tour: the peach.  In warmer months I usually just slice and eat.  They are, in truth, my favorite fruit.  I totally get why the apple is so universally loved, but had I been Eve, I’d have told the snake to beat it, and picked a peach instead.  Just […]


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WRITTEN ON Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Breakfast, Dessert, Fruit

ShareActually, that is an utter falsehood. I just lied through my teeth. Happy strawberries are categorically not all alike, I am just in a literary mood this morning. The best kind of strawberries, in-season strawberries, happy strawberries…are blissfully unalike. They’re fragrant, they’re local, and they’re bright red all the way through. The juice drips down […]


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WRITTEN ON Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 BY Meredith AND STORED IN Baking, Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert

ShareLet’s face it. Apple pie is really a French invention. Hate to break it to you, but so are Freedom Fries. When I crave something sweet and authentically American, the first thing that comes to mind is a good old fashioned chocolate chip cookie. Preferably dipped in milk. The chocolate chip cookie and the American […]


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