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Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

I typically like to mix up the flavors and styles of the desserts I make on my website, so it is super unusual for me to make two peanut butter and chocolate treats in a row. But, I just loved…

breakfast burritos


{Napa}: Trefethen Vineyards Anniversary Tasting

Trefethen Grapes

I’m so happy to share details from my day in Napa at the Trefethen Vineyards Anniversary Tasting. I know we’re just a day away from fall, but here we’re still hoping for a few weeks of Indian summer before sweater…

salted yolk & lotus paste beignets

salted yolk & lotus paste beignets

Beignets! It’s been awhile since a capital-P Project has landed on this blog. Since the advent of our little guy, I’ve been more tempted to fill my Saturday mornings with alphabet books and trips to the playground and the occasional…

Bistro Pierre Lapin

People are impressed with (and a little envious of) the French and their relationship to food, especially a meal. So much so that UNESCO added the gastronomic meal of the French to their list of Intangible Cultural Heritage designations. The gathering…

trying to be zen

Recipe: fried brussels sprouts with fish sauce vinaigrette I don’t do well with hot weather, and it has been stupidly hot here this last week. Thankfully the smoke from Western wildfires has been on leave for much of this heat…

Peanut Butter Cup Meringue Cookies

Sometimes you come upon greatness from the oddest paths. When I opened Rebecca Firth’s The Cookie Book, I landed on this Peanut Butter Cup Meringue Cookies recipe, not because of the gorgeous photo (or my absolute love of meringue), which…

White Negroni

While my computer is still in the shop (it’s going on week three…) I’ve been eking out posts while praying to the gods, or technicians at Apple, that I get it back soon. In the meantime, it gave me a good…

Seer as Seen: Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s concept of reversibility applied to food-art

Paper presented at HDR Conference (Panel 4), UNSW Art & Design, 4 September 2018.

Allan Kaprow, Eat. 1964, installation view, installation view towards front entry with bridge centre, two performers serving wine, and apples suspended from the ceiling


This PhD research addresses modern…

Baked Garden Rolls in Tomato sauce



Blackberry Opera Torte (Diva Cake)

I set out to bake a traditional Opera Torte, but I ended up getting distracted and took off in an entirely different flavor direction. In the end I created this Blackberry Opera Torte ( which I have named the Diva…

Fruit Jam and Almond Tart

Nectarine Jam Tarts Flatlay

Nothing like a fruit jam and almond tart to celebrate fall. We’re full on in stone fruit season, and it’s a constant struggle between using all the fruit from the market to try out new recipes, and just eating the…

KitchenAid 7-Cup EZ Store Premium Food Processor Giveaway

Not a review, just a giveaway featuring KitchenAid! – jaden

  • The externally adjustable ExactSlice System features optimized speeds, and an external lever that allows you to go from thick to thin with one slide of the lever.
  • High, Low & Pulse speed…

T-Fal Ultimate Hard Anodized Scratch Resistant Titanium Giveaway

*This isn’t a review, just a giveaway featuring T-Fal! – jaden

  • Hard anodized aluminum construction for durability
  • Unique Thermo-Spot heat indicator for proper preheating
  • Hard Titanium nonstick interior for the ultimate and longest lasting performance
  • Riveted silicone handles for safety and comfort
  • TechnoResist Anti-warp Base;…