Archives for June 2012

That cake

It’s the only one I (really) know how to make. Like in my sleep.  It’s a lemon olive-oil cake. It has five ingredients. Six if you count salt. It requires the use of power tools, which is always a good time. It takes 20 minutes to throw together. The longest part of the process is […]

Lemon olive oil cake

It’s the only one I (really) know how to make. Like in my sleep.  It’s a lemon olive-oil cake. It has five ingredients. Six if you count salt. It requires the use of power tools, which is always a good time. It takes 20 minutes to throw together. The longest part of the process is […]

High season: iced coffee

Summer mornings are very different from winter mornings. In Chicago, at least. From about November to February, between 6 and 8am, you will find me pondering the moral imperatives of getting out of bed, mentally writing a musical called I Really Should Just Stay Here.  (Featuring the perennial classic, But It’s So Warm Here!  And the big […]

Whole wheat banana redemption (bread)

For months (okay, years), my best friend Kelly and I have been plotting an Ultimate Milwaukee Weekend, wherein Danny and I visit Kelly and her husband Jim in our smaller, more chilled-out sister city to the north and Have A Time.  Though the original idea was born of a possible ploy in the Early Days […]

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