Meyer Lemon and Lavender Shortbread

Meyer lemon and lavender shortbread is a delightful combination of California flavors mixed into a simple, eggless cookie dough. I love Chicago like a human being. I think it’s the greatest city in the world. It has art, culture, music, grit, and the people are unparalleled.   While New York City is narcissistically cool and San…

Surviving the Polar Vortex: Bread on the Fly (sort of)

The winds in the Polar Vortex are allegedly slowing down and temperatures in Chiberia are jumping from -14F to a balmy 14F. One can only hope. I fed the last bit of bread in my apartment to the birds who apparently didn’t seek warmer temperatures at a lower latitude.  Since my courage has only allowed…