Three glasses of Maple Leaf Cocktails on a glass tray with cinnamon sticks

Maple Leaf Cocktail

For this boozy cocktail, bourbon, maple syrup, and lemon juice are shaken and served with a cinnamon stick garnish. Autumn sipping, anyone?

Sound of Music

Singing Grocery List

Singing your grocery list may sound odd, but as David found out, paper lists get lost but a musical ditty lives forever and ever and ever.

Podcast: Virginia Willis

Virginia Willis, author of the IACP-nominated cookbook Bon Appétit, Y’All, sits down with David for a chat about family, food, and fun.

Where You Going? Barcelona? Oh.

David recounts the misery of a lunatic cab driver, a broken down train, a snarky airline rep, and the joy of traveling coach on his way to Barcelona.

I Have Taken a Lover, the iPad

After taking the iPad for a spin in the kitchen testing recipes, David isn’t only smitten, but convinced the it could change cookbook publishing forever.

A white plate topped with curried steamed mussels in a creamy sauce.

Mussel Bound

Nova Scotia is a hotbed of mussels. After visiting a local shellfish farm, David and The One dined on the just-harvested bivalves, swimming in an herby broth.

Okay, It’s Not All About Me

After winning the IACP’s First Book/Julia Child Award for the New Portuguese Table, David has a moment of uncommon modesty and thoughtful reflection.