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Blog archives for May, 2011


Archive for May, 2011

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

I’m about to head down to New York for the weekend. I’m pretty excited to see friends and relatives, and to get together with the Best Book Club Ever for afternoon tea and discussion of Patti Smith’s Just Kids. Because I’m traveling by bus, I can’t bring this berry kuchen.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Last week, the day after graduation, I was staring at a wall when I happened to recall a friend’s incredulity that I had not visited Kitchen Arts & Letters (i.e., cookbook heaven) in my years in New York; so, I decided to stop by before I left the city. I think it’s probably good I […]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Sorry I took a wee break, all.  We all know rent in New York is impossible.  It’s so impossible, in fact, that I couldn’t afford to stay there between graduation and when I start firm work in November.  So…I’ve moved home to the Boston suburbs, and am now sharing a house with my dad, stepmom, […]

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

I just wanted to start today by congratulating The Bitten Word and other winners and finalists in the Saveur Best Food Blog Awards.  I am thrilled just to have been on the same page as so many talented and established cooks, writers, and photographers. Getting back to food…I started flipping out when rhubarb season began. […]

Sunday, May 15th, 2011

The deadline for Charcutepalooza’s Grinding Challenge feel right between my law school finals and graduation this month. Some people go nuts and subsist on burgers, fries, and Diet Coke for all of exam-time; my craziness takes the opposite form – I get very routine-driven, work out daily, and graze on nuts, protein bars, and turkey […]

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

First order of business: today is the last day to vote for Cookbook Archaeology in the “Best Cook-Through” category at the Saveur Blog Awards; it only takes a second, and your support is much appreciated! Today is also my last day of law school. And this is the cocktail with which I will be relaxing […]

Monday, May 9th, 2011

You may have noticed a trend in my posts over the last couple of weeks – my oven has been getting quite a workout. It’s that time of year: stress baking time. The latest attempt to calm my nerves about law school finals yielded a seriously delicious lavender-lemon tea bread.