Chocotorta, Chocotorta!

The last thing I should be thinking about is cake. Well, anything other than king cake, that is. But no matter how hard I try to stop thinking about it, chocotorta has been on my mind. It’s been two years since I first saw it (Emmy made one during the […]

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Cakewalk

It’s easy to blurt out a list of my favorite king cakes. They’re the ones that inevitably pop into my mind every year before twelfth night, and the ones I have to promptly dismiss in the name of what’s new and cool and hip (do people still use those words?). […]

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Falafel Fan

Crispy on the outside, soft and savory on the inside – served with a side of tahini or wrapped in pita to be devoured with bright, fresh veggies – falafel is one of those rare foods that are equally satisfying, healthful and indulgent all at the same time. It’s a […]

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Mooning Over My (Smithfield) Hams

Hopefully Denny’s won’t make me change my title! Because of my job, I get press releases from a lot of different businesses, both local and national. Since money has been tight and I’ve become a food writer competing with “influencers” (and no one seems to care either way), I’ve broken […]

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