So with that in mind, this is what I would be looking for if you walked into my office for an interview:
My neice’s best friend spent Wednesday evening baking these life-like Turkey caramel cupcakes. We were so impressed with the proportions of the breasts to the legs…that we had to take pictures with our iphones and Facebook them ASAP which created quite the global stir.
What do you think of the mini-masterpieces? (oh, and my sister’s popover’s were most extraordinaire!)
‘Happiest Woman in America’ has a Flexible Job
It’s true – they’ve actually found the happiest woman in America. USA Today and Healthways, a well-being improvement firm partnered up to figure out why women aged 45-55 years have a very high degree of well-being. And in doing so, they located one woman who has every characteristic that leads to well-being, so she must be the happiest woman in America! Her name is Mary Claire Orenic and she’s a happily-married, mother-of-one, physically-fit, full-time employed resident of Manhattan Beach, California.
These roly poly, inflated and chewy bread rolls were the conversation starter at a meal my family and I ate at a swanky French bistro-cum-steakhouse in NYC called BLT Steak (for Bistro Laurent Tourondel…. Steak). Comically large and mishapen, with balloon-like tops crusted with baked on cheese, they also came with a meaty salt shaker and — we were told — special European butter that is 98% butter fat. Yes, please!
For the last year, I’ve been dreaming about these buttery, chewy pillows of pure delight. And now in one of those fleeting moments of “holiday cheer” I’ve committed myself to baking a batch or two.
Let’s hope with Tourondel’s gratis instructions and the video below, I can concoct these beauties on my very own oven. Don’t tell anyone but my mother lives right around the corner from BLT Steak so if all else fails… they’re open on Thanksgiving right?