Apple Frangipane Tart

Since this is the season of giving thanks, and, well, there is now literally no better time than the present, I decided to show my gratitude with donations to two critically important organizations: Planned Parenthood and the Equal Justice Initiative. (The latter is a Birmingham, AL-based legal nonprofit that combats the death penalty, mass incarceration, … Continue reading Apple Frangipane Tart

Herbal Remedies

There’s a hidden and historically significant gem located uptown here in New York City: the Morris-Jumel mansion, which is advertised as Manhattan’s oldest house. It also happens to be the site of George Washington’s original office during the first part of the Revolutionary War (there’s a placard describing one of the rooms upstairs as “Washington’s … Continue reading Herbal Remedies