Chocolate Pistachio Bark with Sea Salt

Swoon.  That’s what I tried to make my boyfriend do by giving him this Chocolate Pistachio Bark with Sea Salt for Valentine’s Day. I used roasted pistachios and semi-sweet chocolate, though ideally I would have used raw, unsalted pistachios and excellent-quality dark chocolate. Alas, I go to college in upstate New York and this is what wasContinue reading “Chocolate Pistachio Bark with Sea Salt”

Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies with Sea Salt

There is a photo of me at age six, sitting at the kitchen table with my fingers and face covered in chocolate brownie batter. I am also wearing blue fuzzy earmuffs, simply because I liked them. Or maybe I was wearing them so I wouldn’t be able to hear my father telling me to stopContinue reading “Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies with Sea Salt”

The Ocean (and Brown Butter-Fleur de Sel-Chocolate Chip Cookies)

I made these: I went here: The ocean is my therapy. Maybe I have obscured vision, but if you stare at the horizon for long enough, it becomes a solid white line. Things become aligned, at peace. Even if it is below freezing out. Other things that make me at peace: film rolls and theseContinue reading “The Ocean (and Brown Butter-Fleur de Sel-Chocolate Chip Cookies)”