I could write a really lengthy and detailed explanation of everywhere we ate and drank across Montreal. Instead of boring your pants off, I’ll make everything a list with hyperlinks. DAY ONE: Smoked Meat Poutine at Schwartz Meats – so terrible … Continue reading
Category Archives: Dessert
OMG. Roasted **CHERRIES**
I squealed. No no, seriously – I skaaaa-wheeeeeeeled with joy when I tasted one of these bad boys. Okay – back story: Last week we went on a road trip for business and I loaded an ENTIRE tub of freshly … Continue reading
I’ve been going a little Nutso-Crazypants lately trying to balance family, a new business (www.littlebirdchocolates.com), my day job and – like everyone else in the world – my sanity. Blah blah blah The GOOD news has been that I’ve been … Continue reading
Fresh Mint Ice Cream freakin’ ROCKS!
Seriously, David Lebovitz – I salute you. You taught me to temper chocolate, to candy ginger – and now, HUZZAH – to make homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. *swoon* This week the mint surprised us by just showing up, … Continue reading
*WHY* did I think it was a good idea to make Jello??
Yesterday I was on a rampage. I was tearing through the house yelling and cleaning – all at the same time. You ever get like that? Where NOTHING is tidy and EVERYTHING is in. the. wrong. place!!! In the midsts … Continue reading
I wanna lick the screen
Last night was the first night of Passover. We eat a great big meal and sing lots of songs and say a ton of prayers and drink loads of wine. It’s called Seder and this happens to be my FAVORITE … Continue reading
Forget it. You won’t like these. Nuh Uh. Not ONE bit.
Two Words: HOMEMADE. MARSHMALLOWS. E and I both agree that you won’t like these. Not one bit. Nope. Nuh uh. This morning, while the babies took their nap, E and I decided to make marshmallows. We thought they’d be … Continue reading
Doin’ the Candy Dance
Two days ago C asked me if I’d ever candied ginger before. “Um,” I replied, “I’ve eaten candied ginger….Does that count?” And so the quest for candied ginger recipes began. Can you guess who came to the rescue? None other than … Continue reading
…It’s kinda like the Jewish Halloween
Tonight is the beginning of Purim – a holiday that I often describe as kinda like the Jewish Halloween. We dress in costumes, eat junk food, gather in groups to hear a story being read aloud and shake noise makers. Picture … Continue reading
I (we) made SHINY CHOCOLATE
Can you hear me _quite literally_ JUMPING around the kitchen yelling “WE DID IT!” YAYAYAYAYAYAYAY! I’ve been doing A.LOT. of rather intense research about why my chocolate hasn’t maintained its shine. Turns out chocolate needs TWO things to be shiny – it … Continue reading