plum and grape crumble tart

This past week, the mother-in-law landed. Since her arrival, there has been a tremendous amount of food on the counter, in the fridge and at the table. Borscht, chocolate cake, grilled fish, pita, quiche, falafel, zucchini casserole, mamaliga (aka polenta), banana bread, fritters, and an absurd amount of produce, which all lead to the never ending story of fridge […]

mexican chocolate funnel cake

The Texas State Fair season is upon us. Starting Friday, fair-goers and rubber neckers across the country will be slowing down to gawk at the endless smorgasbord of deep fried delicacies. By now, you've all heard about deep fried butter, which I honestly find to be the sanest of choices when up against the pure […]