September 2010

Not until I turn my calendar to September and the temperatures start to drop do I feel ready for apples. And although apples started showing up early this year at Green City Market, only in recent weeks have the numbers of baskets and bushels multiplied and signs screaming “We Have Honeycrisps” popped up all over. […]


It’s crazy, but true: yesterday I tried eight different gelatos, and today I had three more. I normally don’t eat this way and I didn’t plan on doing a major tasting. But like a lot of fun times, it just happened spur of the moment. It all started when my friend Bernadette called yesterday evening […]


Plum Kuchen

3 September 2010 · 6 comments

The arrival of late summer finds me biking to Café Selmarie for plum kuchen. One bite reminds me of why it’s worth making the seasonal trek: the simple sweet dense cake cradles sliced, juicy Italian plums curled and tinged from just the right amount of time in the oven. It’s the perfect way to bring […]