A Tribute to the Queen of the Daring Bakers

The Chocolate Caramel Tart, from Daring Bakers August 2007 I’ve been busy for weeks with pre-trip madness, but on Tuesday I got a sudden, sad reminder of how fragile and precious life is. Lisa, the blogger behind La Mia Cucina and one of the founders of the Daring Bakers, unexpectedly passed away, leaving behind a […]...

Couture Cinnamon: Snickerdoodle Macarons

Thanks for your patience! The winner of the Bar&Bean giveaway is:   Reader 18, Grace! Congratulations and thanks all for entering! From chocolate to spices: the holiday baking season is getting underway and I’m looking forward to filling my kitchen with the familiar scents of all things sweet. Recently, I was given two packs of […]...