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I used to be excited by the snap and sweetness of a Nestle Crunch bar until I started sneaking some of my mom and dad’s sweet tooth fixes. My mom would take out her black 70+ percent Valrhona chocolate bar
Writing a food blog that focuses on desserts is not too kind on the thighs! Recently, not only am I creating or finding more great and light savory recipes, I’m looking for ones that are fun to photograph.
Summer rolls around and I begin to see all the signs of a fruitful cooking season. First rhubarb and strawberries, then plums, cherries, and peaches. Peaches! A good peach can make me weak in the knees.
So maybe some of my early recipe posts were a little difficult – culinary voodoo that you wanted to see but not attempt to make. D gave me a recount of her struggle to make my chocolate hazelnut cookie recipe. … Continue reading
I’m here with a quick Monday post to get your taste buds prepped for the week. The SF Chronicle has just written a great article on the new cookbooks from local authors that have recently been published with excerpts of … Continue reading
I’m here with just a quick post on a recipe I really enjoyed. There was a loaf of 2-day old french country bread sitting on my counter. What to do . . . what to do . . . aaaah, … Continue reading
Right as it’s getting hot in San Francisco, I’m the only one insane enough to use her badly insulated oven to bake bread in her south-facing apartment. It’s definitely getting hot in here! A friend asked me about the steam … Continue reading
When I posted my cornmeal cherry scones recipe, I casually added, “If you are making the batter by hand, cut the butter into the dry ingredients with your hands.” My friend D imed me and said, “I want to make these … Continue reading
I was talking to F on the bus two nights ago about why I didn’t want to test a croissant recipe in my Flaky Dough series on the blog. Me: “Croissant dough is so finicky. If you get it too … Continue reading → Continue reading
Behold my beautiful challah. Nice, huh? I made this challah recipe from “Baking with Julia” for the first time when I was in high school, pre-culinary school. The original recipe calls for “high-gluten flour, bread flour or unbleached all-purpose flour”. … Continue reading → Continue reading