International Pi(e) Day
Baileys / calvados / chocolate / Cointreau / holiday / kahlua / pie / spirits / sweets / tequila / Triple Sec

International Pi(e) Day

the anatomy of an email and pie with booze I have my work email on my personal mobile device.  It’s a double edged sword because while I don’t look like a douche with two phones in my pocket, work email is always with me. Of course, I assume that should you be emailing me after … Continue reading

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sober sunday: pumpkin whoopie pie shaped dopamine receptors
cake / cookies / easy to make / holiday / pie / Sober Sunday

sober sunday: pumpkin whoopie pie shaped dopamine receptors

boy-shaped love drug & the best pumpkin pie alternative Poets likened love to a disease, Donne called it a canker worm, eating at the tender rose, like a cancer or virus weakening the host cell.  But The Beatles said all you need is love, to save, to heal, to act as a salve curing the loneliness … 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

Midnight
chocolate / kahlua / pie

Midnight

My mother is a very reasonable woman.  She’s practical.  Rational.  When it comes to food, she’s even more so.  While I’m cooking up bacon ice cream with salted caramel topping, she’s putting together a delicate sponge with fresh berries.  When I’m all butter cream and marshmallows, she’s whipped cream and a touch of bitter chocolate.  … Continue reading

pie / vodka

Flaky

Being flaky is a bad thing, if you’re a friend or colleague.  If you are pie crust, it is an excellent thing.  You can add extra flake to your crust but keeping your ingredients very cold, (cold butter, ice water, sometimes I even put the flour in the fridge) and, by substituting your ice water … Continue reading