Archive for June, 2007

It’s berry season

I’m giving out some link love this week… You can tell what time of year it is just by all the berries I’m seeing lately. Last week the CSA delivered strawberries, this week I got mullberries. I’m not the only one with berries on my mind: Peabody makes a blackberry jam cake The pastry girl [Continue]

Dinner, Japanese style

Dinner, Japanese style

Here’s a little Japanese inspired dinner we had the other night: Avocado and green leaf salad with sesame-miso vinaigrette, steamed edamame, and a chirashi style California roll. I first saw this style of sushi preparation at a local Japanese supermarket, Nijiya Market. They served their versions in a small container with a bed of rice [Continue]

Almost Foolproof Macarons

Almost Foolproof Macarons

I’ve been toying with macaron recipes for some time now. In my recipes, there always seems like there is something that can go wrong. It could be the folding, it could be the unscientific drying time, or maybe it’s just my messed up oven, but something always goes wrong. Rarely do I get a sheet [Continue]

A change of gears from the eater

A change of gears from the eater

The geek was contacted by someone at a marketing firm who works with Wrigley┬«, asking us to review some new chewing gum. This is certainly outside our normal blogging focus, but we figured, hey, why not? We get some some gum out of the deal, and it’s interesting to have a change of pace now [Continue]