Triple Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Brownies

 

IMG_1727I’m not always lucky.

In fact, I’d say I’m almost never lucky and if anything good happens to me it’s because of the copious amounts of blood, sweat, and tears I’ve shed.

But there are those moments in life where serendipity shines its bright light on me. Continue reading

Hospitable Habits and Sweetened Ricotta Cream with Bruleed Honey Apricots and Brown Butter, Amaretti, and Pecan Crumb

Photo Credit: Nick W.
Photo Credit: Nick W.

In my life, my food obsession is synonymous with entertaining. As someone who works three jobs, tends to our lovely animals, and attempts to have a social life Рentertaining with food can be overwhelming, exhausting, and downright hectic at times. However, regardless of how much money I spend, all the energy I exert, and the countless hours I use up concocting new meals to try on loved ones Рthe practice is therapeutic somehow.

I was recently listening to an episode of the Splendid Table about restaurant service and hospitality and it struck a chord with me. Continue reading