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Category Archives: Family

I enjoy baking, and though I don’t consider myself a baker, it seems others do. When people talk about my cooking it’s baked goods they generally refer to. When I went to culinary school I had a choice of two programs; culinary and pastry. I chose (without any equivocation) culinary. I prefer savory to sweet, […]

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Not that you asked, but these days I ride the bus to work. I’ve lived in Philadelphia for almost twenty years and this is the first time I’m using public transportation on a regular basis. When I first moved to Philadelphia from NYC I didn’t have a car and biked everywhere.  Philly is a fairly […]

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A is for all kinds of things, culinary and otherwise, but today A is for Apple Kuchen. About a hundred years ago (OK, sometime in the last century) my mom accumulated, volume by volume, The Woman’s Day Encyclopedia of Cookery. I don’t know what happened to her set, but I just bought my own set. […]

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