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Hot Chocolate

For the most part, my hot drink of choice is tea; strong, plain tea, with milk. There are times, though, when I want something more substantial. Sweeter. And chocolate. On these occasions I usually heat a cup of milk with a spoonful each of cocoa […]

Yorkshire Pudding

Not having been born and raised British, but only naturalized in my 30s, I didn’t grow up eating Yorkshire Puddings with my Sunday roasts. Come to think of it, I didn’t grow up having Sunday roast dinners, either, and if we did, it was most […]

Green Chile Casserole

Over the past few years, I’ve backed off a bit on the pressure I place on myself to cook the most optimally healthy food I can. The operative word is is ‘can’. What I ‘can’ do now as a full-time working wife and mom with […]

‘Crazy’ Chocolate Cake

This was the very first cake I made on my own when I was a kid. Since then I’ve baked a lot of chocolate cakes – most of them fancier and more complicated (especially after watching an episode of Bake Off ). They haven’t really been […]