A Taste of Things to Come

Thanksgiving preparations are well under way. The scent of Mocha-Pecan Pies and Cointreau-Apple Tart fill the kitchen. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Don’t Try This at Home

I’m going to stop here, unwilling to further ponder the waste of butter, flour, sour cream, electricity and the dwindling minutes of my youth required to finish this project.

Cooking with Gas

Hallelujah! My oven works! My forst foray into baking with my new (to me)¬†gas oven was a tasty melange of almond flour, whole wheat flour, corn meal, apples and the requisite pound of butter. Yum. Simple, crispy on top, oddly light given its contents, and very moist, this single-layer cake improved with age as flavors…