Monthly Archives: August 2012

Coxsackie Smash

Well, friends, this is a momentous occasion, indeed: Notes on Sugar’s very first cocktail post.  I haven’t exactly beaten around the bush about my affection for bourbon-based drinks; if you’ll recall, my very first post involved a big, fat bottle … Continue reading

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Banana Oatmeal Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

One of the electives that I took in grad school was a food history class, which functioned not so much like a class, but rather like a really intense book club.  When the professor handed out the syllabus on the … Continue reading

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Yeasted Polenta Waffles

For the past few weeks, I have been obsessed with Project Runway.  And I mean obsessed with a capital O.  We’re only on episode four of the current season, but so far, those few episodes have done nothing but whet … Continue reading

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Browned Butter Blondies

Clearly I’ve been feeling all kinds of nostalgic lately, especially in the dessert department.  The only sweets I’ve made in the last month are old favorites from my pre-Boston days, and here I am with yet another.  It’s not like … Continue reading

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Homemade Mayonnaise: Deviled Eggs

Mayonnaise and I have a complicated relationship.  Over the years, it’s gone from love to tolerance to hatred, then back to tolerance, and now it has grown into what I think can only be described as “wuuuv… twoooo wuuuuv.” The … Continue reading

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