Isn’t it lovely? Almost as lovely as my shiny new 6-quart enameled Dutch oven! Enter, Bessie LeRouge: I’nt she perty? Bessie arrived just days ago, at a healthy 13.4 lbs., and already I have dreams of her future. Ah, I can almost taste it: the beef bourguignon braising, crusty bread baking, doughnut deep-frying, and hearty stew simmering… what […]
*drool* I love peanut butter. I love it in all its iterations, I think – peanut butter and jelly, peanut butter on toast with honey, peanut butter on a banana or apple, peanut butter straight off the spoon… peanut butter cookies are no exception. And yet, somehow, I’ve never made them before. Normally when I […]
Making homemade bread and pesto may not sound like a simple endeavor, but I assure you it can be. I feel like I need a disclamer here, because I do enjoy the process of mixing and kneading dough, being covered in flour up to my elbows (and beyond), letting it rise, and knowing when I’ve […]
In beginning this blog, I think it’s only fitting for my first food topic to be on something new and uncharted for me. In this case: Homemade Pizza. I’ve often considered attempting this one, but always back down with excuses like: ‘but it’s so easy to order one!’, and ‘besides, how could my first try ever […]
Well, not leaving so much as taking it with me. The idea of food blogging has been simmering in my mind for a good half of a year, now. Hours spent browsing tastespotting.com, scrolling through David Lebovitz and The Pioneer Woman (among others), drooling over images and bookmarking recipes – but that’s only half of it. The […]
Welcome to my kitchen! I'm Willow - writer, photographer, and lover of food. I enjoy salads and desserts equally, and believe food doesn't have to be complicated to be good. My favorite thing in the whole world is getting together with friends around the table, hence the name of this blog: Will Cook For Friends. And you guys? You are my friends, too. So pull up a chair, and dig in!