As I listened to her tales, I realized, "I've never had a fig," and then suddenly I had a mission.Read More
I never knew why we had so many flour options. Sure, you want bread flour for bread, and pastry flour for pastries, but I now know that the reason behind it is that newly-popular buzzword gluten.Read More
And I proceeded to bake my first pastry, ever. I adventurously chose Fruit Galettes. It took me almost 7 hours. My roommate woke up to a note I’d deliriously written at 3 AM making some terrible Harry Potter joke about house elves.Read More
Overcast, dreary skies have always brought with them bright pea-coats and knit scarves and brown boots. Detailed Jack-o-Lanterns and too much candy. Smokey fire pits and an ice cold beer. And Momma's pie and cookies. And family and Christmas trees.Read More
The combination of colors of the yellow lemon muffin with the black/gray poppy seeds and the tan icing, had given the muffins this look like they were topped with that weird pollen-water from the back porch.Read More
Seriously, follow along with your imagination here: hot Caribbean sun in the sky, waves crashing, toes in the sand, cookbook in hand << that dork is me.Read More
Today's post is short an' sweet.
I have seen a few graphically pleasing kitchen conversion charts, and decided to tweak one of my favorites to make it my own. I call it "Ounces and Cups and Spoons."
Let me know what you think!