Monthly Archives September 2012


After taking the advice of a friend, I decided to oven roast the tomatoes. Basically, take halves or quarters and lay them out on a baking sheet, drizzle them with oil and herbs and let them slowly dry out over the course of a day. I think I had the oven at 170 degrees and […]

Caine’s Arcade Update

Apparently, the story behind Caine’s Arcade continues to unfold.  The cardboard arcade viral sensation has spun off into inspiring many other cardboard arcade games and a foundation that aims to fund creative and entrepreneurial kids.  Watch the update film here: Caine’s Arcade 2: From a Movie to a Movement.


I am feeling the siren call of September, that sweet voice in my head telling me that it is time to use up the tomatoes before they rot on the vine. Here is a pic of the huge mass of tomatoes I am dealing with: Half of them have been boiled and skinned and the […]

Los Angeles I’m yours?

I am currently on the road with the Turks in tow and I am experiencing that very special, very American feeling. I am feeling that love/hate relationship with Los Angeles. Every time I descend into the valley, my thoughts become those of two minds. One one hand there is that bubbly excitement that I am […]

Corina and Skyler’s Wedding Cake

After a summer of testing and failing at the grand wedding cakepops adventure, Jake and I finally pulled off a coup de grâce in the form of a ginormous, tasty wedding cake.  It only took numerous rounds of baking, 18 different taste configurations, 4 frosting trials, and one screaming match that both bakers now regret […]