Tarte au Citron et aux Amandes

I discovered “Tiare Tahiti.”  It was the poem that made Fitzgerald change the name of his first novel from “The Development of the Personage” to This Side of Paradise.  When I read this poem, I got chills.  It’s real, it’s yearning, it’s melancholy, it’s passionate.  Il est crudité raffinée.  And the last two lines?  Well, […]

Bacon Meatloaf

“Hope “Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, “Whispering ‘it will be happier’…” Alfred Tennyson Happy New Year, guys!  Cheers to 2014! BACON MEATLOAF Adapted from the Pioneer Woman. 250 mL / 1 cup whole milk 6 slices of bread, about 250 grams 230 grams / 8 ounces ground pork 685 grams / […]

Lemon Soufflé

I have been a rather avid movie watcher at late.  The latest that come to mind are The Hobbit: An Unexpected Adventure, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Titanic, How to Marry a Millionaire, Thor, and The Artist.  Most have been quite good, some have been exceptionally good, and one was downright awful.  Out of all […]

Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS SPOILERS.  READ AT YOUR OWN RISK. I watched Day of the Doctor today.  Hello!  Amazing. Before we dive headlong into that, though, let’s talk about everything leading up to it. To begin on a personal note, I have always been a wildly avid Doctor Who fan.  The Doctor has seen me through so many […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie has never been a really traditional thing in our house, and neither have pumpkins (aside from carving a couple around Halloween and then roasting the seeds).  So last year I decided to make a pumpkin pie, and it was really good.  So I then started experimenting and trying to make a “whipped pumpkin […]