Some like it hot

Heat doesn’t really bother me; as they say, it’s the humidity that gets you. And gee whiz, the past week has certainly proved the old adage true. There are only three things that can aid survival in these tropical climates: 1. a good, old-school action movie (a la Die Hard or Lethal Weapon) 2. as many air … More Some like it hot

Icebox Cookies

About a month ago, the other half and I thought it was time to begin looking to buy a house; a fairly impulsive decision at best, as it was essentially made in one night over a glass (or two) of bourbon. We’ve been throwing the idea around for quite a while, but the timing just … More Icebox Cookies

Chocolate Cake with Ganache and Praline Topping

My husband, Patrick, and I are heading down to Connecticut this weekend to visit his family. We have decided to come back Sunday night, though, and enjoy Labor Day at home, unshowered and delightfully lazy. That’s one stipulation about marriage that no one tells you; long weekends and holidays become the property of the immediate … More Chocolate Cake with Ganache and Praline Topping