A few days ago, a neighbor came over to perform minor surgery on Portia. I had just gotten back from school and, other than some commercial cookies, I didn’t have much to offer. Enter some frozen chocolate chip cookie dough that, in 20 minutes, yielded freshly baked cookies.
Category: Food & Entertaining
Do you ever have those days when dinner is the farthest thing from your mind and yet there are expectant mouths? When you would happily resort to Netflix and a bowl of cereal but others are not into breakfast for dinner? I don’t want to give you the impression I cook every night because I don’t. I often leave my family to fend for themselves, and they oblige.
There are three standard desserts you will find in any pizzeria in Italy: panna cotta, torta della nonna and profiteroles. The reason for their ubiquity is that they are all bought from the mass-producing behemoth – for being factory made, they are actually pretty decent. But because I know they are not handmade, I never order them.