Recipes

A little lovely lemon

Of all the possible choices when I pick dessert, I almost always go to anything lemon. I just love it. And there is something light and refreshing about lemon. The color of lemon sweets make think spring. It makes me think about the tulips coming up this first full week […]

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 […]