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â€œI canâ€™t take any more bras!â€ said Jon, returning from work uncharacteristically exasperated.
Oozing pus chocolate cupcakes and a Rotarian Halloween
One Halloween when my husband was a teenager, he was picked to perform in a Murder Mystery night hosted by the local Rotary Club.Â â€œIt was themed around classic Halloween characters â€“ Dracula, Frankenstein, a Ghost. Someone got murdered, and the … Continue reading
Rosemary Parmesan Shortbread
Summer draws to a close and our friends Ingyin and Yosi prepare to return to Abu Dhabi and to the new term at NYU Abu Dhabiâ€™s Physics Department. Not quite yet, but too soon. So we planned a fancy dinner … Continue reading
Apricot Cake and feeling at home
The Union Square Farmersâ€™ Market groans with stone-fruit. Wasps buzz around stalls laden with peaches, Itâ€™s been a long day apartment hunting ahead of our September 3rd move out deadline. And frankly, itâ€™s not been any fun whatsoever. I load … Continue reading
Clementine Cake – if you can make room in your busy Christmas bondage schedule
Walking from my apartment to the subway I pass 2 sex shops.
The Monday Treat – Double chocolate chip brownies for Labor Day, and the end of white
In the movie Serial Mom, staring Kathleen Turner as a suburban killer, she notices a woman committing the social faux pas of wearing white shoes after Labor Day. Now, this is a bit of a spoilerÂ alert, not a very dramatic … Continue reading
The Monday Treat – Blueberry Olive Oil Lemon Cake
Big News from my friend Rachel who bounded into choir rehearsal with a huge smile on her face and a huge diamond on her finger. Graham had proposed. Excitement. Squealing.
The Monday Treat – sâ€™mores bars to inspire happiness even in indoorsy types
I was a reluctant camper as a child. Bugs, rain, sleeping on the ground â€“ not really my scene. On my return from my first guide camp I sat on the bathroom floor sobbing as ants marched out of my … Continue reading
This Dinner Will Get You Laid â€“ Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with a Maple Apple Compote
So hereâ€™s the issue: the last thing anyone really wants after Thanksgiving is more dinner.