Baking spree: croissants

As I briefly alluded to in my previous post, being back in my DC apartment set me off on a massive baking spree. This wasn’t just, “Oh, I’ll make a big batch of cupcakes, and maybe some cookies too!” sort of baking spree. Case in point? …homemade croissants

Crisps for all seasons

Another day, another briefing, another walk through the fake IED course… (what? like, improvised explosive device?) umm…yeah. In other words, I think its time for me to get back to the “real world”. What’s in this fabled real world? Well, at one point, it had crisps! All dolled up and ready for the oven.

pickled grapes

Finals are almost over!! The last one is on Monday, so that practically means I have a whole free weekend! …right? Of course! Studying for a Monday final might as well start on Sunday. That left me plenty of time tonight to final construct a lightbox!!! So what food should I use first to play …


Unless my summer class is super-intense, then I think I just completed the last busy week of my college career. I remember during my second-to-last busy week (yeah, I count these things out), I was really looking forward to this one, because it would be the last one. This one involved three papers due on …