the great american dessert

Courtesy of epicurious.com A recent email discourse with an acquaintence: She: What are some “great American desserts?” Me: Hmm… well, A). Fruit Pies (apple, cherry, peach, blueberry, keylime, lemon meringue…I could go on forever…) [Edit: Frequent Citations reminds me that I should have included non-fruit pies – most notably pumpkin and pecan pies – both […]

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the great american dessert

Courtesy of epicurious.com A recent email discourse with an acquaintence: She: What are some “great American desserts?” Me: Hmm… well, A). Fruit Pies (apple, cherry, peach, blueberry, keylime, lemon meringue…I could go on forever…) [Edit: Frequent Citations reminds me that I should have included non-fruit pies – most notably pumpkin and pecan pies – both […]

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what’s a salad to you?…

I will never forget the time I ordered a “Chicken Salad” at a diner on the Northshore of Chicago expecting to get slices of grilled chicken breast on a bed of greens and vegetables and to my horror, instead, I got a scoop of mayonnaisey shredded chicken on single romaine lettuce leaf and three stem-on […]

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what’s a salad to you?…

I will never forget the time I ordered a “Chicken Salad” at a diner on the Northshore of Chicago expecting to get slices of grilled chicken breast on a bed of greens and vegetables and to my horror, instead, I got a scoop of mayonnaisey shredded chicken on single romaine lettuce leaf and three stem-on […]

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smell the food…

If you read my review of the Capitol Grill and were interested by Chef Brock’s “aromatherapeutic” creations, read this.

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smell the food…

If you read my review of the Capitol Grill and were interested by Chef Brock’s “aromatherapeutic” creations, read this.

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chocoholic…

I’ve only met three people in my life who don’t like chocolate. I don’t understand. I really, really, really don’t understand… I see them as tragically flawed creatures. Are they real? What must it be like? Terribly miserable state, I’m sure. I’m convinced that if these people really gave chocolate a chance, they’d change their […]

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chocoholic…

I’ve only met three people in my life who don’t like chocolate. I don’t understand. I really, really, really don’t understand… I see them as tragically flawed creatures. Are they real? What must it be like? Terribly miserable state, I’m sure. I’m convinced that if these people really gave chocolate a chance, they’d change their […]

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