We ate our way through Montreal

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

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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

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

Two words: Sea Salt

Two more words: FREAKIN’ AWESOME. Alternate title: How do you make Chocolate Dipped Jalapeño Bites even better? Sea Salt. A teeny tiny little sprinkling of Sea Salt atop each little bite of spicy joy elevates these little treats from “GOOD” to “OH MY … Continue reading

Standing at the kitchen sink, crying

Yeah. It’s been a shit day. I feel like just about everything I touched today turned out horribly horribly wrong. I messed up the candied orange peels (they really shouldn’t look like they’re tempura battered). I don’t know what the … Continue reading