Monthly Archives: October 2009

What I’ve Been Up To…


After sharing the pear pie with you on Tuesday, we hopped onto a plane and landed in Denver just in time for…the first major winter storm of the season. Blanketing pretty much all of Colorado in a coat of white ice, the past few days have been a thrilling but nerve-wrecking experience, driving through slush […]

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Pear Dulce De Leche Pie

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Getting a little creative with this Fall pie featuring the sweetest Bartlett pears in a Dulce de Leche bath.

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Foodbuzz Community Table Dinner At Spruce

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As a member of Foodbuzz’s Featured Publisher program, I’ve had the unbelievable fortune of attending two of their Community Table dinners in San Francisco in just as many months. September’s dinner at EPIC Roasthouse was a memorable evening of networking, utterly delicious food and entertaining conversation with Bay Area bloggers like Vera, Stephanie, Mark and […]

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Tartine Bakery

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For most of my life, breakfast was an afterthought. Slumber (especially at 6am in the morning), was is my preferred state over sitting at the table, begrudgingly consuming those few slices of toast with a mug of Milo for “the most important meal of the day”. Outside of school, however, I discovered that breakfast could […]

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Apple Tarts (Tarte Aux Pommes)

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Among all the fruits in the world, I’m probably most apathetic towards apples. Perhaps it’s the time it takes to finish one – I like my fruit in quick nibbles – or its crunchy texture, that I start to tire of ploughing through the juiciest red orb even before it turns into an oxidized pulp. […]

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