Well, football season is almost over. It was a struggle keeping up with the home team considering they now play on the other side of the country from me. I refused to purchase the NFL package after wasting a pretty penny on the MLB package (I’m still waiting for [...]Continue Reading →
Playoff season is here. The only thing that excites me slightly more than my team making it to the post-season is the food that accompanies it.
It just so happens that Crock-Pot® came out with a new line of slow cookers. This theme is particularly appropriate:
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I was recently carousing through Pinterest, when I saw a pin for drunken gummies (also known as liquor or vodka soaked gummies). Birds were like, “Oh my GOD I HAVE to try this!”
“Wow! This is amazingggg!”
“Teenagers…wah wah… they are going to bring this to school..wah wah.. [...]Continue Reading →
It’s no joke this whole sprinkle fiasco. As a baker, I constantly hear and read about the sprinkle debate. Some tout them as pretty and fun. Others moan that they are narsty and insipid (at times referred to as “waxy”).
I consider sprinkles much [...]Continue Reading →
1 Fine Cookie has an announcement.
We’re moving to Texas.
Breaking the news to friends, family, customers and colleagues elicited a wide range of emotions.
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Because my mother is awesome, I tend to consider Mother’s Day months prior. This year, I went through the same series of hurdles when trying to decide what to give her.
I could buy her some nice slippers. She has an odd fetish for them, or something. I’m [...]Continue Reading →
The majority of 1 Fine Cookie recipes and tutorials tend to lean on the sweeter side. Not because I have a sweet tooth, or because I am on an evil mission to instill a diabetes epidemic and end human kind. Baking and cooking with sugar is what I do [...]Continue Reading →
Technically, in addition to being Irish, Guinness is also part African. Or part Canadian. Supposedly it is also brewed in Australia as well. Whatever.
Guinness will forever be the most clichéd association with Saint Patrick’s day. It will therefore also become an increasingly [...]Continue Reading →
I clearly cannot let go of Mardi Gras. I promise you one day that I will be there.
This is not to say that I have never visited NOLA. We stopped by during a more ambiguous time of year for a wedding.
Two things are for certain:
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I haven’t created a savory recipe for some time, so with the Superbowl around the corner right now is as good a time as any. Of course it has to be hearty enough for real and regular football viewers to want to eat.
I have seen enough football-shaped [...]Continue Reading →