I’ve been in a bit of a cooking rut as of late. Perhaps it’s just a blah time of year, February and all. The selection at the few farmers’ markets operating this time of year is, not surprisingly, relatively sparse (at least here in Philly) with the exception of root vegetables and hearty kale, which always … Continue Reading

Babka=sweet yeast cake Who doesn’t like a chocolate babka? It’s chocolaty, it’s swirly, it’s delicious. It’s definitely the superior babka, not like cinnamon babka, which is clearly the lesser babka [in the words of Seinfeld]. How can one eat babka without thinking about Seinfeld? I haven’t had babka in years. Grew up in New York, … Continue Reading

Hats off to all you bakers out there.  I must admit, I’m not a huge baker (well, besides experimenting with bread, that is).  Compared to cooking, I find baking a bit of a chore.  Probably has to do with the fact that I just don’t bake much and am not as confident in my baking … Continue Reading