Recipes

Irish cake

It’s March 18th. The day between the two religious feast days that celebrate my ancestry…St. Patrick’s Day (the O’Toole in me) and St. Joseph’s Day (the Celani in me). The fact that these are called feast days by my religion are only so fitting as I very much enjoy overeating […]

Feels like spring, let’s eat a strawberry cake

There is a thousand inches of water just about everywhere I look in Chicago. And everywhere there isn’t, there is a thousand pounds of dog crap, mainly because I am only looking in my backyard right now. Awesome. This however, means spring is finally f’ing here.  I can smell it […]

Friday fish chowder (it’s Lent damn it)

It’s Lent. And if you are Catholic and reading this, you really don’t even need to read on…just make the soup tonight or next Friday or the Friday after next. If you one of those non Catholics (shame shame) then Lent is just a time you can pick out a […]