Cooking Saints Part Deux: My Excommunication From the Church of Martha Stewart

Since I was 12 years old, I have loved and worshipped at the alter of Martha Stewart, the holiest of all lifestyle/culinary gurus. While other girls my age were learning how to draw on eyeliner without smudging it, I was learning how to bake a Britton Butter Cake and craft an autumnal centerpiece using artisanal pinecones. […]

Recipe 101: Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Though a cookie hallmark, the  Oatmeal Raisin cookie tends to get a bad rap. They’re just not the sexiest of cookies. It’s a cookie whose star ingredient is most commonly associated with a healthy breakfast and/or Quakers.  However, this old standard is filled with untapped potential. With a simple addition of blackstrap rum and a pinch of salt […]