In Defense of Vanilla

I’m a vanilla girl and I am not ashamed to say so. If I have to choose between vanilla and chocolate ice creams, I invariably choose vanilla.  No, it is not because I am boring and have no imagination, or lack the refined palate that appreciates the chocolate in the chocolate ice cream.  My palate is very spoiled, thank you very much, and I prefer … Continue reading In Defense of Vanilla

White Chocolate Fudge – With or Without Mix-Ins

To me, winter is the season of fudgemancery. Among other things, of course – there is a lot more to winter than fudge.  It is more that fudge is so much more of a winter dessert than one for the rest of the year – I neither crave its rich sweetness when it is hot out, nor do I want to deal with the heat … Continue reading White Chocolate Fudge – With or Without Mix-Ins

Pizza Arrabbiata With Arugula And Prosciutto Crudo

Everyone loves pizza. Edit:  I still love pizza.  But I no longer love this method and dough as much as I used to.  Instead, I have found pizza enlightenment, and you should too.  Of course, the toppings and sauce ideas from this post are still excellent, but if you are going to make pizza, please, PLEASE read this post and use the dough and method … Continue reading Pizza Arrabbiata With Arugula And Prosciutto Crudo