“If I had a hammer…” goes the Pete Seeger song. Well, in the song it’s a hammer of justice, but the point of the song is love, and love means ALL kinds of love, which can sometimes be overlooked on Valentine’s. Drugstore bears and prixfixe dinner reservations are nice and all, but love is broader […]
The bizcochito gets dressed up to go to the party! Bizcochitos are traditional in New Mexico in wintertime…and all the time, since they are the official state cookie. The classic ones are made with lard and are tender and delicate and too fragile to ice with ferocity. They are wonderful, but so are these delicious […]
Working on these cookies as part of a collaborative art piece/picnic basket with Coulter Brooks at Patina Gallery (Santa Fe, NM) to benefit The Nature Concervancy and the Santa Fe Farmers’ Market. I’m making a series of native New Mexican crops (such as green chiles, corn, melons..) The ants may still need tweaking in my […]
Aw yeah! Sugarbuilt had the pleasure of collaborating with Dark Igloo to illustrate the Michael Pollan piece in the new issue of Lucky Peach. This recently created print magazine is a snazzy food quarterly, presented by David Chang, Peter Meehan and published by McSweeny’s. Michael Pollan is a personal hero so it was an absolute thrill […]
Its cold and messy out there… might as well cozy up and have hot chocolate or make a romantical dinner at home. To make that happen, you might stop by The Chocolate Room (in Park Slope and Cobble Hill) for a hot chocolate and a Sugarbuilt cookie. Sugarbuilt cookies at The Chocolate Room are exclusively […]
Love finding cool and unusual antique cutters…in this case, I think these may be from the 1930’s. One of them is not a pipe…haha… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Treachery_of_Images Axe cutters used to be more common, because people would make axe cookies for Washington’s birthday (he cut down that cherry tree) before it became a mattress sale holiday.