Archive for November, 2014

The Reason I Love to Bake

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

There is another reason for the priority of pastry: pastry chefs are the only ones in the kitchen who are alchemists by necessity. Where the rotisseur or the man with the saut├ę pan does his best work when he does least, it is in the nature of pastry-making that you begin with ingredients that don’t […]

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The Privilege

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

She lies on her side curled into a C, tucked under a fuzzy blanket. Her body radiates fever; her wan face sports bright red patches. She moans every so often. She sipped a little tomato soup. Her head aches. It hurts to chew. A whine slips out. Everything hurts, sleep won’t come. “Please come sit […]

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