Archives for May 2013

Le Mac Meilleur

I spent the majority of this long holiday weekend in the fold of my family.  My cousin was visiting from California with her adorable and hilarious three-year-old, and my mementos of the weekend consist mainly of scary-good iPhone self-portraits of said toddler, two (painfully sticky) Hello Kitty stickers, and an amazing haircut (from my cousin, […]

Dill + shallot yogurt butter

On the way to the lakefront to meet some friends yesterday, we drove through my old neighborhood.  The one with my Single Lady apartment.  A block from my old building, where I used to stand waiting for the crossing signal (or not), look up and see home, just a few dozen steps away.  We breezed past […]

World’s best hummus

In every household, I think each member has Certain Stuff Only They Make.  Growing up, my dad made:  all weekend breakfasts (of both sweet and savory persuasions); all soups; all non-dessert bread products; anything in jars, including applesauce, tomato juice (both au naturel and pre-seasoned for Bloody Marys), grape juice, peaches, pears; all pies (no […]

Dandelion greens

In preparation for the new site (soon!), I am going back into all my old posts and re-doing my tags.  I’ve got the most recent half of them done, and I’ve felt pretty good about the variety of categories. However:  I am shocked that it took me this long to add a “put an egg […]

Shortcake

On Friday, I made shortcakes.  It seemed like the only right thing to do, considering we were also in possession of some cream laced with Chinese five spice and vanilla, then whipped up fluffy, and some of the best berries I had had since last summer. The shortcakes occurred to me as I stood in […]

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