Quince & Ginger Bundt Cake w/ Caramel Topping

November came faster than I expected. I was celebrating my birthday with my coworkers and out dancing with Kevin and friends before I knew what hit me. There is a part of me that was uncertain about twenty-six, as if crossing the divide between my early and late twenties was significant. If it is at all, it's because of the people and experiences that I've had this year that contribute to the...

Friendsgiving: Dumpling Squash & Tomato Soup

"What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it." - C.S. Lewis - Last month, one of my best friends flew in from London and stayed with me for a few days. When the guys at Jarry Mag reached out to me about making a recipe for their Friendsgiving virtual potluck, I thought of a dish that I could either make for one special friend or a party. While Irina was...

Apple & Persimmon Maple Pie

My best friend from college and my parents came to visit us in Boston a couple of weeks ago and it was nice having familiar faces around town. I hadn't seen either of them in a long time, so I spent the week with them running around the city and relaxing at our apartment. I made my parent's breakfast and drove out to western Massachusetts to see the fall colors. It was really a treat having...