Bacon Waffles

Jen bought a waffle iron for me when I finished writing my undergraduate thesis, which was a horrid affair. While the gesture was sweet, I knew it was an appliance I wouldn’t use much. Ever since though, she’s tried to … Continued

Apple Pies

For me, fall means apple picking. And apple picking means apple pies! The minute the weather turned crisp, we grabbed some friends and headed upstate to pick as many apples as we could carry. Empires and Jonagolds were ripe in … Continued

Strawberry Jam Brownies

Everyone at work has been trying to shake off the tense, busy months we just came out of. Since Iron Chef was such a hit, someone decided we should have a brownie throwdown. I wasn’t sure if I was going … Continued

Almond Butter Cookies

My favorite cookies growing up were Syrian butter cookies called “greybeh” in Arabic. My grandmother would serve them for dessert on a doily sprinkled with powdered sugar. The delicate cookies were shaped like bracelets and would usually have a pistachio … Continued