Archive of posts from September 2018

    Baklava (Cook’s Illustrated)


    Living so close to several Middle-Eastern groceries like Marché Adonis and Arz Fine Foods, and even closer to the restaurants of Greektown, it’s pretty easy to get baklava. But, my ideal baklava isn’t so easily store-bought: fresh, crispy, not too syrupy, and bulging with nuts...

    Freeform Peach Pie


    This past week, I bought a 3L container of peaches from T&T which were unexpectedly good (I associate this Asian grocer with produce variety, more often than produce quality). My family really wanted a pie, but I kept procrastinating until finally I had to bake something. ...