Spiced Orange and Pear Compote
Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Or set intention words or whatever the current thing is? There’s this weird push and pull about things like this: a group shares resolutions and another group sneers at the idea of resolutions and then another group sneers at sneering at resolutions and then…you get the idea.
I even think there’s a group who sneers at the push-pull. Personally I’d like to take a break from the sneering.
Anyway, I made a resolution this year because it served me. My resolution is to
Panettone French Toast Casserole
IS IT TIME TO PLAN CHRISTMAS MORNING BREAKFAST YET? Y’all can keep Christmas lunch and Christmas dinner, ’cause I know what’s up. CHRISTMAS MORNING BREAKFAST.
When you’re little and your parents debate whether to enjoy HOMEMADE HOLIDAY BREAKFAST or presents first, it’s legit a hard choice. Now I want to kick my younger self (not really — don’t kick kids) and scream, “BREAKFAST FIRST. ALWAYS BREAKFAST FIRST.” (more…)
Warm Lemon-Glazed Gingerbread Bars
Apparently a “yoga journal” is a thing? Where people keep notes about their practice and how many inversions they’ve done and how much inner peace they’ve established? I love this idea but also here’s my yoga journal from class today: (more…)
Spiked Gingerbread Cream Bars
Where do you stand on when people should start playing holiday music, wearing reindeer antlers, throwing ugly sweater parties, drinking buttered rum, and being holly jolly?
Personally, my stance is (more…)
Brown Butter Pumpkin Rum Cake
This post is a present for you: a piece of one of the best cakes I’ve ever made (have you noticed I’m remaking it in 800 variations? That’s always a sign it’s good) and a reminder of things our kindergarten teachers tried their best to teach us. Bless their hearts, they didn’t know how we would be tested. Some of us have failed. But we can always get back on track.
Here are 6 reminders of things we learned in kindergarten: