Jacques Torres Chocolate Chunk Cookies + NEWS!

Jacques Torres Chocolate Chunk Cookie | The Laughing Table (1 of 1)

I have two pretty exciting things to share with you. One, is this recipe for Jacques Torres famous chocolate chunk cookies. They require at least 24 hours of refrigeration due to the combination of all-purpose flour and bread flour, so that the gluten bonds have time to break down. Even though they are time intensive, […]


Flourless Brownie Sundaes with Salted Caramel Popcorn

Flour Brownies with Caramel Popcorn | The Laughing Table (1 of 1)-5

As I write this, it is snowing outside. Soft flakes spiral to the ground like powdered sugar tapped gently through the sieve-like cloud cover. My best friends sit around me, laughing raucously at a slightly inappropriate joke, hitting each other affectionately on the back in praise of a particularly witty comeback or sly innuendo. Red […]


Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Muffins

Double Chocolate Toasted Coconut Muffins| The Laughing Table

Let’s have chocolate for breakfast and really start the day off right. Let me tell you the truth, my daily breakfast usually consists of two poached eggs and a quarter of an avocado. I know, thrilling stuff. But it’s delicious with Garlic and Rosemary sea salt, extremely nutritious and easy to throw together on even […]


Creamy Chocolate Cashew Milk

Cashew Chocolate Milk | The Laughing Table

Chocolate cashew milk is my new favorite addition. As a lactose-intolerant person, I often crave diary but have to curb the impulse. Sometimes, when I was younger, I would forget I couldn’t have lactose. One memorable time, I ordered a milkshake at one of those amazing dinners with almost-too-thick-to-drink-from-a-straw milkshakes in classic flavors like chocolate […]


Triple Chocolate Cake with Coconut Caramel Jam

Triple Chocolate Mourning Cake

It was my dad’s birthday the other day. He would have been 66 but he wouldn’t have looked it. I have never met, nor expect to meet, someone as vital as my father. When I was young I thought he was something magic, a shape shifter, a wizard maybe, something elemental and impossible to tame. […]


Smoothie Culture: Healthy Chai Chocolate Smoothie

Smoothie Culture

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like smoothies, do you? There is something indescribably satisfying about having a smoothie, particularly for breakfast when a thick cocoa flavored drink can feel as decadent as a milkshake. Smoothies are the perfect vehicle for healthy additions, spinach can be hidden amid tropical fruit and spirulina can be masked […]