Food is Everything

Monday, June 6, 2016

I’ve been a pastry chef for over twenty years, and have spent my whole adult life in a kitchen, so when I set out to write my first novel, it felt very natural to build it around food. In the first scene of my novel my protagonist, pastry chef Olivia Rawlings, is making meringue. And the inciting incident involves a flaming baked Alaska. The setting of THE CITY BAKER’S GUIDE…

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On Food and Shipwreck Lane

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Being the Tuesday Deb, I always get the honor and privilege of posting on my fellow Debs’ launch days because, for some reason, books come out on Tuesdays. I have no idea when or why this convention began, but since it gives me a platform to laud my friends’ wonderful books, I’ll take it. And on this Tuesday, I am thrilled — THRILLED!! — to broadcast far and wide the…

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For Deb Dana, Heaven is an Apple Cider Doughnut

Have you ever eaten an apple cider doughnut? If the answer is yes, let’s talk. If the answer is no, you should probably get up from your computer right now and find one because you are missing out on one of life’s great pleasures. For several autumns when I was young, my parents would take my brother and I apple picking at Highland Orchards in West Chester, PA, along with…

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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