Of Unplanned Pina Colada Sorbet, and Pomegranate and Milk Soap

In the usual order of things around here, instead of the planned pantry or refrigerator inventory and writing a meal plan, yesterday I had insomnia, and made soap and sorbet. Soap is something I have been making for several years now, and haven’t really gotten around to writing about because… I am not actually sure why, but I have a vague feeling it has to do with … Continue reading Of Unplanned Pina Colada Sorbet, and Pomegranate and Milk Soap

Utterly Decadent Equinox Cheesecake

  Happy Spring Equinox, everyone!  Not sure where you are in the world, but for me here, it means two things.  One, it’s within a couple of days of my birthday, so I feel festive and happy and energetically eat everything delicious in sight, and two, the sunlight has been returning noticeably for the past few weeks, the snow has been melting, and I saw … Continue reading Utterly Decadent Equinox Cheesecake

Review: Out Of Africa Raw Shea Butter (not food, but it may as well be!)

I have dry skin.  I always did. It was a great thing as a teenager, because – and, please don’t start to hate me now, I barely ever had any spots.  So long as I washed my face and did a minimal amount of maintenance a teenager is bothered to do to her face, I did not need powder, or foundation, or even concealer. Now … Continue reading Review: Out Of Africa Raw Shea Butter (not food, but it may as well be!)

Cake For T – Coconut and Orange (egg-white free)

Everyone loves cake. Well, ok, maybe not everyone – some people have more of a savory than sweet tooth, but I honestly never met anyone who actually disliked cake.  My boyfriend Tobias (T for short) is no exception.  Except that – he’s allergic to egg whites.  Not fall-over-dead-if-he-sniffs-them allergic, but allergic enough that if he eats any significant amount, he feels it and it’s not … Continue reading Cake For T – Coconut and Orange (egg-white free)