Monthly Archives: May 2018

Good Fortune

I’ve never been a fan of Chinese food. When I was younger, my family would order carry out from a local restaurant at least once a week and I’d dread it. I didn’t like the salt-laden sauces with sour flavors … Continue reading

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Spring Pea Ricotta Tart

In this chapter of, “Puff Pastry Makes Everything Better,” I bring you this spring pea ricotta tart. I love puff pastry. I forget how much I love it until I use it again. It’s a little pricey but it’s so … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Waffles with Blackberries

I’ve been cooking with buckwheat a lot lately, partly because I have a big bag of it that I need to use up, and partly because it’s really good. Buckwheat isn’t like traditional flour. It’s made from grain-like seeds, which … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This week was one of those weeks that feels like a lot happened, but then you realize that not a … Continue reading

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Tropical Moose

I started typing the title for this blog post and it came out as “Topical Moose,” which sounds like a really disgusting skin cream or a weird study section. ANYWAY. Tropical Moose is neither of those things. It’s a tiny … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Banana Bread

I’ve been craving banana bread for a couple weeks but I keep making cookies and cake. Then I saw three overripe bananas in my fruit bowl yesterday. “It’s fate,” I thought. I’m constantly on the hunt for the best banana … Continue reading

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Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery

I told you about Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery about a year ago in my roundup of St. Louis ice cream. But then I went there earlier this week with my boyfriend and I remembered how much I love it. … Continue reading

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