Hi There!

I’m Ryan and I love to cook. I also have an unhealthy obsession with some celebrity chefs, so last year I started cooking my way through various cookbooks to combine two things that I love.

This blog is all about that project. You can find recipe review posts, tidbits about cooking, reviews of restaurants that I go to, and maybe even an original recipe every now and then.

What are the cookbooks I’m cooking through?

I am currently working on The Magnolia Bakery Handbook by Bobbie Lloyd. Interested in seeing how the projects are coming along? You can read the posts below!

The Latest Entries in the Journal

A New Book on My Shelf…

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, I decided to take advantage of the time off and spend some time shopping. Yes, I even went shopping on Black Friday. But it was in the afternoon, and the stores weren’t any busier than a normal weekend. I was so exhausted from the food that I couldn’t bring myself to bake anything over the weekend. The Pumpkin Banana Mousse Tart…

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Top Thanksgiving Dessert Options

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Can you believe it? Seems strange to me. It’s almost like it snuck up on us, right? This year, we are doing a much smaller Thanksgiving celebration and, officially, it’s on Saturday, not Thursday. But, I’m still tasked with making dessert and currently in the process of narrowing down what I should make.

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