Apparently, today was BFF Day. I guess it was kinda Twitter-y, but I actually coincidentally was spending the day with my BFF. So I made her cakes.
Macarons are tricky little buggers.
No, wait, come back! I didn’t mean it that way!
Everyone has a few inside jokes. Something that isn’t funny at all to everyone else is hilarious to you and maybe a childhood friend or two. This is one of mine.
Here’s another little lavender something I whipped up before my trip to bring to my best friend in New York.
I feel fairly confident in saying that every single person (at least in the US) who has ever made, eaten or even mentioned macarons has had to explain themselves. No, they are NOT macaroons. So stop looking at me like I sprouted a third eye when I go on about how delicate and finicky they […]
This wasn’t the easiest project I’ve ever undertaken in the kitchen. Well, it was easy in the sense that the recipe was simple and didn’t take too long to put together, but the planning wasn’t the simplest. In this particular instance it turned out to be a good thing that I waste countless hours reading […]
Oof, right now the last thing I really want to talk about is sweet things. I had a busy, fun day filled with friends and sugar. It was the first really spring-like day of the year and we got out and enjoyed it, and earlier Z and I shared a plethora of really good cookies. […]
Yesterday was kind of a big day for me. It wasn’t anyone’s birthday or anniversary or anything like that. I didn’t go anywhere or get anything super awesome. It was just a very nice, sunny, calm, clear day, and as anyone with a decent amount of baking experience will tell you, that is prime macaron […]
Remember back when I joined Iron Cupcake and said I wanted a challenge? Well, that wasn’t enough for me. I had to go all out – I am now a Daring Baker. It took me a while to get my confidence up, and I’m glad I waited until AFTER those terrifying French Yule Logs in […]