single process
bourbon / brownies / chocolate / cookies / easy to make / scotch / sweets / whiskey

single process

genetic flaws, hair dye, and blondies My mother is amazing.  I’m convinced she can pretty much do anything, from making my clothes to making me feel better.  She has helped me navigate literary theory, piano scales, middle school, AP art class, cooking disasters, hair disasters, and the marketing materials I write daily.   She ziplined … Continue reading

hedging my bets
bourbon / easy to make / ice cream / menu / menus / pie / rum / savory / spirits / sweets / whiskey

hedging my bets

asia, apple pie, and emotional investment My mother may have told me not to put all my eggs in one basket, (the supermarket frowns on taking them out of the carton anyway), but my dad taught me to diversify: stocks and bonds, Fiat and Ford, oil futures and airlines, allocating investments to different economic sectors, different … Continue reading

Another Reason to Love Cowboys
beer / cookies / easy to make / holiday

Another Reason to Love Cowboys

Cookies&Beer, Christmas&Family, Red Hook&AGoodCause I should write Crate&Barrel copy. Instead I’m going to advertise something way cooler and better designed than trendy housewares.  Hurricane Sandy did a number on businesses in Red Hook and some very cool people got together to produce a downloadable cookbook to raise money to ReStore Red Hook.  Check it out here: allhandsondeckredhook.org … Continue reading