Posts Tagged “DIY”

Preserved lemons

By | June 5, 2014

Over the last couple of months, I’ve often thought about doing a post on preserved lemons, but I always back out and do something else instead. See, here’s the thing: I’m not totally sold on the magic that preserved lemons are supposed to be. And I wonder if I missed something terribly obvious. So don’t consider this […]

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Crispy crunchy onion rings {recipe review}

By | October 26, 2013


This is the second of two recipes that I tested and shared from Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek’s new cookbook, Starters & Sides Made Easy. Next up: the giveaway! Okay. Wow. This recipe was definitely named correctly. These onion rings are beyond crispy, beyond crunchy. They’re like…super fantastically crispy crunchy. They’re the real deal, but […]

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Homemade granola

By | July 30, 2013

I never dreamed that I’d own a KitchenAid by age 26. Thirty-six, maybe. Or maybe never. Back in the States, in my circle of friends, getting a KitchenAid at your bridal shower was de rigueur. If each guest at the shower contributed $20 towards the gifts, it didn’t take long to collect enough for the […]

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{Failure} Homemade Golden Grahams

By | July 25, 2013

There are the DIY recipes that require minimal-to-reasonable effort, produce better-tasting food, and are cheaper to make. And then there are the DIY recipes that require an inordinate amount of time and effort and do not taste better than the store brand, and by the time you’re done making them, you don’t even care which […]

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