Red Wine Cocoa Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Thoughts on Boston.

12 days. In 12 days I’ll be running the Boston Marathon. I’m a distance runner. I get lost in the miles. I thrive on the burning ache in my calves and glutes. I actually enjoy the tight constriction of every muscle in my respiratory system. It’s all hot breaths and sweat and endurance. I am more focused … Read more…

Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Donuts

Auralgasms #3

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before today, but I am in rehearsals “Twelfth Night.” I am playing Viola. I’m going to assume I’m getting to play this awesome role because of talent, and possibly nepotism, and not because of nepotism and the fact that I’m shaped like a 13 year old boy. Anyways, … Read more…

spicy satay chicken wings

Winging it.

Marathon training is kicking my ass. Not because I can’t do the running (I can), or that the Yassos make me want to puke on some days (they do), or even because running sixty miles a week takes approximately forever (it does); It’s kicking my ass because the weather in NYC has been ten levels … Read more…

Dark Chocolate Cheesecake with port wine berry sauce and homemade whipped cream

Auralgasms #2.

I think it’s pretty clear to everyone who reads this blog, that I’m well on my way to a slow descent into the insane abyss. One day, in the not too distant future, my journey into fully-blown recluse will be complete, and I’ll no longer need to worry about under-eye concealer or bras. I hate … Read more…