Butter Sugar Love Warmth A few tears 5 eggs
Go to the closest Safeway, maybe the one down on Willowdale Ave., buy up about thirty or forty pound cakes from the bakery section. Wink at the baker, call her "ma'am." Stop at the local post office, ask Jerry the mailman how the kids are doing. Tell him you've been meaning to get to Nate's soccer games, but just been so damn busy! You know how it is, Jerry. Package up each pound cake individually, throw in one chain from your neck to each box, for good measure. Mark individually with "delicate" and "handle with care." Smile, [...]
The first time I cooked with coconut flour, the muffins came out all soggy and wrong (though weirdly delicious anyhow). The second time, there was an avocado incident that we won’t get into here. But the third time, I felt like Goldilocks tucking into her third bowl of porridge: finally, it was juuuust right.
These grain-free blueberry-banana-coconut muffins are soft, moist, and lightly sweet. Since coconut flour is high in protein and fiber and absorbs a lot of liquid and fat, recipes that call for it generally also call for lots of eggs. These have eggs and coconut milk, as well as banana, honey, and LOTS of blueberries. They were [...]
Whenever people say they love summer, I have to assume their air conditioning situation is better than mine. If I could find a way to spend July and August in a pool with a bottomless Michelada and no threat of skin cancer, it seems possible I might hate summer less. As things stand, I spend most of my time boxed up in my apartment, waiting for the heat rage to flatten into despondence so I can get some work done.
That is, until recently, when I discovered a neat trick: It’s near impossible to feel mad or despondent while you’re eating a popsicle. They are cooling, which is good [...]