Chocolate-Drizzled Pecan Macaroons

Day 8, Macaroons

For our Save the Date wedding cards, Gil and I originally wanted something along the lines of, "A Cajun Mennonite and a Jew walk into a bar..." Upon further reflection, we decided fielding questions or hearing the end of the joke from a couple hundred people while we were planning a wedding in … Continue reading

Another Hanukkah, Another Macaroon

I'm heading to Louisiana tomorrow for an extra-long (and warm-weathered) Christmas visit with my family! (Cue happy dance.) Gil has to work this week, so he'll join us after spending a few days alone with the dogfaces. Since I won't be around for the start of Hanukkah, I thought I'd make Gil a … Continue reading

Who Doesn’t Love a Parfait?

Not me, that's for sure. Especially during a heatwave. Especially when that heatwave comes on the heels of a winter that lasted a record-breaking two years and four months. (Well, that's what it felt like, but I'll be honest and say I'll take summer and all of its stankiness over winter's … Continue reading

Macaroons

Gil tends to half-ass his way through Passover every year (since I showed up) and I'm more than happy to indulge that half-assery, as it makes things So Much Easier for me in the kitchen. He avoids the major grains, but still indulges in beans and spices and continues to be all honey badger … Continue reading