I hate cute couples. They’re not funny. They’re not cute. They’re not romantic. They’re annoying. Am I alone on this?
If you’ve been following my pastry and writing blog then you’re probably a fan of me almost as much as I am of myself. You would also notice that I like to make things in burrito and taco form. I actually don’t really like to make these things in taco and burrito form but I’m kinda forced too. My assistant is Mexican and anything that is in a burrito or taco is, in his eyes, delicious. I made White Chocolate Rice Pudding a year back and he was eating this for days and got tired of it. I was making him lunch one afternoon after he got done cleaning the lobby of my apartment building. Not that I own the building or anything but I make him clean it anyway because I want to live somewhere nice. Someday, I just might. Until then he’s stuck cleaning. When I got out the bowl of White Chocolate Rice Pudding, he dropped his shoulders and whined like a little kid. “Ah no, I’m tired of the rice pudding.” “I’m going …
When I first moved to New York it was a lot to take in. Not the big city itself, the chaos, the tons of people, the shenanigans, the late nights of tomfoolery and the many characters I have met on the streets. No. That stuff I actually really dig and that’s the reason I wanted to be in New York so badly. I love real people and their stories. I think most people that love to write, have a love for life and are just down to earth genuine people do. These people I actually get and seek out.
That relationship. That friend. That person. That thing you were in that went so wrong but you’ll be damned if you can let it go.
Either this “As seen on TV” crap is getting better or I’m getting poorer. At this point, it could go either way.
I made a grape tart a long time ago just to see if the grapes would burst when baked. They didn’t and the tart came out beautiful. I knew I had something good working for once.
Every baker should have a good tart dough recipe. Don’t act like you doughn’t know it!!