Episode 56: Candy for Everyone!

Stefin’s back from International Night at her daughter’s middle school, and reports the stand-out treat, on a night filled with delicious Israeli jelly donuts, Dutch pancakes, British gin and tonics, New Zealand Marmite and yes, American Coors Light, was the beloved national candy of Brazil: brigadeiros! It’s a chocolate truffle-like, bite-size candy that’s worth seeking […]

Episode 54: The Christmas Cookie Scene

Stefin is trying to stay warm during the U.K.’s “arctic blast.” Helping her is Nigella Lawson’s Christmas special on BBC2. If you haven’t read or cooked from a Nigella book, treat yourself this holiday season. Stefin recommends Nigella Christmas for a fun and merry read, and lots of yummy recipes. Stefin’s also wondering how many […]

Episode 5: Fruitcake and Eggnog

While sipping petite portions of their homemade eggnog (which is creamy and delicious and worth every bit of effort and time spent waiting for it to cure) Stefin and Andrea recap their Thanksgiving desserts — including Stefin’s store-bought pumpkin-gingerbread pie, and Andrea’s Italian-themed pumpkin-gingerbread semifreddo. While both were delicious, they agree that sometimes the classics […]