COOKIES!!!

Strolling through Ballard on a sunny Sunday afternoon is one of the best things I’ve found to do in Seattle. Or at least one of the recent pastimes I’ve seemed to acquire on a consistent basis. It’s that damn Cupcake Royale. Why? I have no idea. The tops of the cupcakes are flat, the bottoms…

Oh, Bright Orange Sheen, where have you been all my life? (Joke)

As seen in this past week’s Onion®: French’s Introduces Antibacterial Mustard ROCHESTER, NY—In response to increasing American demand for tangier, more hygienic meals, condiment giant French’s has introduced a new antibacterial mustard. “Each year, 15 million cases of bacterial food poisoning originate in U.S. home kitchens, resulting in nausea, diarrhea, fever, and even death,” read…

UglyRipe™–Bring Home the Flavah!

When I was little, I remember gathering with my family–whether at Nana’s, Maw-Maw’s or Aunt (aint) Clara Bo’s (clerboz) house–to feast off of an immensely overpopulated dinner table of steak; rice & gravy; fried chicken; chicken & dumplin’s; big, fat buttermilk biscuits; stewed potatoes; deliciously greasy, wilted green beens; and a plate of salt &…

Cook the Books!

What did you do this Saturday afternoon? Watch a little t.v.? Do a bit of shopping? Snuggle up on the sofa in your jammies with a good book and a bowl of hot tea? After grabbing a chocolate chocolate cupcake and a latte from Cupcake Royale, I headed up to Capitol Hill for a scrumptious…