Posted in May 2010

TWD: Quick Classic Berry Tart

I will confess that I am one of those people who has issues with pastry cream. I don’t know why really, it’s not like I’ve had a string of awful experiences with it. In fact, I generally stay away from all recipes that involve custards or creams or pudding-like things. But I’ve had mini-tarts like … Continue reading

TWD: Burnt Sugar Ice Cream

I’d like to go ahead and subtitle this “Heaven in a Dish.” This just might be, hands down, the best ice cream I have ever made. No, seriously. My roommate and I had a bite and both of us looked at each other and said, “Ohmygod…this is ridiculous.” And it was even easier than I … Continue reading


I don’t really know what started my recent fixation on ceviche – you’d think perhaps it had something to do with the rash of Cinco de Mayo related posts and recipes that I’ve seen, but it started way before that.Per my usual, I probably read about two hundred different takes on how to actually make … Continue reading