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Posts Tagged ‘spring’

Lemon-Basil Sandwich Cookies

In Uncategorized on April 16, 2014 at 9:57 pm


Folks, let’s be honest – it’s all but summer time here, it’s the end of the semester, and any excitement I might have had about school has long-since been tempered by days in the eighties, too much sunshine, and the possibility of baked goods. After a certain point, there’s just nothing to be done but watch a whole season of Friday Night Lights and spend the whole weekend baking. It’s totally possible that I should have been writing not one but two papers this weekend, and got incredibly side-tracked instead. Read the rest of this entry »

Sweet Potato Gratin

In Uncategorized on April 21, 2013 at 3:50 pm


Do you ever have baking experiments that aren’t really meant to be experimental, and somehow end up (a disaster) an experiment anyway? I think I used the word “experiment” too many times in that sentence for it to make sense, but honestly; I set out to make something tasty sometimes, from a reliable recipe that makes sense, and suddenly I have cupcake batter everywhere. I suppose all this is to say that, even after making cupcakes twenty, fifty, a hundred times, we’re all still messing around with things that aren’t always in our control (more on this later – ie, after I’ve cleaned up all of the batter and figured out what the heck went so wrong. Again). Read the rest of this entry »