Does this ever happen to you? You take a bite of some food, and the flavor and texture suddenly jolt your memory and you know you’ve eaten something similar before. But you can’t for the life of you remember why it is so familiar. This happened to me when I took a bite of this marvelous linzertorte.
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I don’t speak French. I wish I did, if only that I could properly pronounce the names of different french foods and desserts. But until I learn, I’ll have to stick with the simpler words, like croissant and macaron.
Macarons. These are quite the special treat. They are famously Parisian, a tad bit challenging to make, and oh so satisfying. Their flavor, from the almond flour, and in this case raspberry jam, is deliciously sweet. Their texture, a sandwich of meringue disks and filling, is delicate, chewy and unlike anything I’ve ever tasted.
Halloween came and went this year, but what’s surprising is how well my willpower held up to the candy. I’ve eaten a total of three pieces in the past three days the candy has been in this house. In fact there’s a bowl of it sitting next to my computer as I type and I don’t even want any.
Ever wondered what a cranberry farm really looks like? Besides what you see on those Ocean Spray commercials?
I spent a couple days in Northern Wisconsin with my wonderful friend Kaitlin. This area, called the Northwoods, has over 1,000 lakes! Every time we drove past one over the course of our trip, we’d yell “Lake!”, though, that may have just been me.