Today is Pi Day, March 14, 3.14, and it seems like as good a day as any to re-launch my semi-defunct blog! I celebrated the occasion with one of mine and my Dad's favorites - key lime pie. 1 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers5 tbsp melted butter3 egg yolks14 oz sweetened condensed milk3/4 cup key … Continue reading Welcome Home: Key Lime Pie
When I was in college, I read Ruth Reichel's book Garlic and Sapphires. It was assigned reading for some class, though I can't remember what course I took where reading a food critic's book would have been an appropriate assignment. In the same class, I read a book about a woman who spent some time … Continue reading Spaghetti Carbonara
Spicy honey mustard is a thing, right? I'm not so revolutionary as to have invented a new condiment. I'm just not that clever. Steak sandwiches were always a staple in my house as a kid. My Dad loved them (so did my Mom), and we as kids HATED them. My parents had a very strict … Continue reading Steak Sandwiches with Spicy Honey Mustard
Let me tell you about the world's greatest pizza. This little town in Illinois came up with it. It might be their only claim to fame. (Might be.) Here at Dad Loves Dessert, we've been training for a long hike we have planned on our next vacation. 19.4 kilometers (just over 12 miles). When you … Continue reading Deep. Dish. Pizza.
Shhhh, quiet. It has not been more than a month since I last posted. February cannot have gone by that quickly. It's clearly February 3 and we're headed to New Orleans for the weekend. Oh wait, we already did NO. We also ran a half marathon and I hit the road twice for work. And … Continue reading Pulled Pork Pizza