Dessert

"Stacey's Emergency" Brown Butter Pecan Brownies

“Stacey’s Emergency” Brown Butter Pecan Brownies

One morning, about two weeks after September 11, 2001, my mom did something that I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. My sister and I were eating cereal at the […]

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"All the Light We Cannot See" Cardamom Peaches

“All the Light We Cannot See” Cardamom Peaches

It seemed like the peaches were exceptionally sweet this summer—did anyone else notice that? The figs were bland, the tomatoes mealy, the cherries gone before I could make a judgment, […]

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A Coconut Cake for Emily Dickinson

A Coconut Cake for Emily Dickinson

This post has been a long time coming. I’ve baked and photographed and eaten this coconut cake three times with the intention of sharing the recipe here, but up until […]

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