The core of this recipe trio is honey. Supporting beekeeping is good for the bees, and honey is better for you than sugar. The Earl Grey flavor is subtle, so play with the tea quantities if you want a stronger bergamot flavor. These are all loose guides, so follow your palate and instincts. The Earl Grey Honey Simple Syrup really shines when paired with Prosecco or Champagne.
April 2015 We sat picnicking in a sunny field, not far from the narrow streets, bordered by the cracking plaster of crooked old buildings. These little roads opened to the center plaza, where farmers had sold us apples as big as our heads, creamy, stinky cheeses, rustic breads laced with nuts and fruits, and a cheap bottle of wine that would… Keep Reading
August 2014 “Verily, the lust for comfort murders the passion of the soul, and then walks grinning in the funeral.” –Kahlil Gibran I wrote down these words in the midst of a to-do list. I nearly buried them, but in leafing through the little book, they stopped me in my tracks once more. In order not to lose them again, I wrote them… Keep Reading
October 2013 Walking the hills of my neighborhood with my growing pup has made me acutely aware of seasonal changes: bright reds peeking under the lingering greens, spindly branches strewn across the sidewalks, crunching, crisp leaves underfoot and an increasing chill in the air. Mentally and physically, I retreat into hibernation mode, preferring to curl up under furry blankets rather than face… Keep Reading
March 2013 We met over drafting boards, and we toiled over models. That was architecture school, and that was then. This was now. This was brunch! We still had plenty of creative scheming to do, but with the focus on French toast, this scheming was far less stressful than the good ol’ architecture days. Recipe for individual egg bakes pictured… Keep Reading