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Only in Birmingham?

February 21, 2009

What more could anyone want in a one-stop shop? Cheap gas. They’ve got it. Theatre style popcorn. Check. No Ethanol (phew). And Pepsi products to wash down those sweet, sweet pig lips. Sadly I didn’t stop in to check it out.

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Thinking about food, all the time.

January 23, 2008

In no particular order, allow me to disgorge some thoughts and links: – Pre-made pesto from Costco is kind of my personal lazy-dinner lifesaver. Add more garlic, add some heavy cream, pour it over chicken, put in some lemon and spoon it over some fish…whatever! All is within the realm of possibility! I’M LAZY ADDICTED. […]

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Joanie’s Pastry Adventure: the beginning

November 7, 2007

For those of you who don’t know, I recently moved to New York – not only to get away from my dull corporate job, but to finally realize my dream of going to pastry school and becoming a real pastry chef! (cue triumphant music) And because I know all of you are checking this blog […]

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Banana v. Vanilla: Twinkie Battle Royal

June 21, 2007

The most difficult thing about the Banana Twinkie is finding one. Yesterday, my friend James and I scoured midtown Manhattan for about an hour, stopping at every deli and grocery store we passed. Twinkies, to start off with, have become a rarity in New York. The Banana Twinkie is an even rarer animal. Luckily for […]

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We get mail!

June 17, 2007

Skip, I’ve been checking out your site (I like it, especially your review about doughnuts) and I had a little suggestion for you. I assume that you too are an NPR man, but I can imagine that catching Morning Edition is a bit of a stretch for you. Because of that, you may have missed […]

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