Author: Gus Baldwin

Cheesecake Enchiladas

If you’ve been following my pastry and writing blog then you’re probably a fan of me almost as much as I am of myself.  You would also notice that I like to make things in burrito and taco form. I actually don’t really like to make these things in taco and burrito form but I’m kinda forced too.  My assistant is Mexican and anything that is in a burrito or taco is, in his eyes, delicious. I made White Chocolate Rice Pudding a year back and he was eating this for days and got tired of it.  I was making him lunch one afternoon after he got done cleaning the lobby of my apartment building.  Not that I own the building or anything but I make him clean it anyway because I want to live somewhere nice. Someday, I just might.  Until then he’s stuck cleaning.  When I got out the bowl of White Chocolate Rice Pudding, he dropped his shoulders and whined like a little kid.  “Ah no, I’m tired of the rice pudding.” “I’m going …

The best and only honest medical advice I have ever received.

When I first moved to New York it was a lot to take in.  Not the big city itself, the chaos, the tons of people, the shenanigans, the late nights of tomfoolery and the many characters I have met on the streets.  No.  That stuff I actually really dig and that’s the reason I wanted to be in New York so badly.  I love real people and their stories.  I think most people that love to write, have a love for life and are just down to earth genuine people do.  These people I actually get and seek out.  

Cornmeal Grape Tart

I made a grape tart a long time ago just to see if the grapes would burst when baked.  They didn’t and the tart came out beautiful. I knew I had something good working for once.