and another thing.

I made these last night. The recipe is here, and they are awesome. I’ll be bringing them to Christmas with my family tonight.

christmas is delicious.

I made Three-Layer Peppermint Bark last night to hand out to people at Christmas, and it was spectacular. It’s the perfect amount of minty, and the ganache layer softens up if it sits out for a while. It’s really like the best thin mint in the world. Good-quality chocolate is worth it. I want to bake all the time when ...

jenni’s guide to winter in minnesota 1

Last night, we were out shoveling around 7pm. It was somewhere below zero (after a while, it all feels the same: sort of numb). Now, having a house on the corner is pretty awesome until it comes to shoveling time, and you realize just how many acres of sidewalk are involved. Not to mention stairs. And while our landlord did ...

i’m going to be cold from now til jamaica.

Jamaica’s in 69 days, by the way. AWWYEAH. Yesterday, I managed to stay indoors for the entire day, except for the 10 minutes or so it took us to shovel. This was preceded by the 15 minutes it took me to get ready to shovel, during which I donned my full-body long underwear, thermal pants, knee-high socks with wool socks ...