Neighborhood Eats: Monsieur Marcel with Heather

CHEAT DAY! Mostly. I shot all day on Saturday, but limited myself to the healthiest choices (veggie wrapped veggies and water) and alllll the activity, so Sunday’s Cheat Day was well-earned. And since our friend Rogue was in town, Magneto and I figured we might as well make the most of it and give her […]

Traveling Circus: Cooking Dinner for Six – Dessert!

Magneto will tell you that I have a wicked sweet tooth, something I got from growing up with a grandmother who baked like a pro, and a dad who loved to indulge. Now that we’re older, my dad and I try to be a little more conscious of the amount of sugar (especially refined sugar) […]

Recreating the Restaurant: Charcuterie

People ask me the same questions all the time: when did I learn to cook, who taught me, and where do some of my more unusual dishes come from? Some people would spin a tale about spending summers canning fruits with grandparents, recipes handed down from generation to generation, staples that my family could count on appearing […]