One of my favorite things about the school I’m going to is their library. It’s a room full of cookbooks. I had a free hour during my tour and very happily spent it there.
I’ve been acquiring many strange and sometimes useless tools and ingredients along my journey to pastry chef-dom. While I am still without a proper full-sized cake pan, I have a giant cupcake-shaped pan (which to me looks more like a chef’s hat – it’s not the two-piece Wilton one everyone is used to seeing), a […]
I’m sure by now most everyone in food-bloggy-land has heard The Big News about The Next Big Thing. That’s right, whoopie pies. Being from Maine and having lived here all my life, I’m definitely familiar with them. I had no idea that they were a New England thing, though. You learn something new every day […]
I promised more recipes with tea in them, didn’t I?
Prepare yourselves for an onslaught of tea-related treats. This is one of three.
When I went to New York City last summer, it was a birthday present to myself. It’s one of my favorite places I’ve been, and was timed with getting my big fat stimulus check, which resulted in a nice bout of clothes shopping. This time I had a significantly smaller budget and the focus of […]
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. […]
I guess it’s been almost a week since I posted anything! Oops! I’ve been having somewhat tea-themed adventures, and while the cookies I made weren’t exactly what I was looking for, I did make some lovely matcha marshmallows. I’d been looking around for a good marshmallow recipe to start with that didn’t use three packets […]