{Cookbook Review}: Alice Medrich’s Flavor Flours

If you read my baking roundup in December, you might have noted that I gushed briefly about Alice Medrich’s newest cookbook but promised a longer followup. Here it is, my review of her latest cookbook, Flavor Flours: A New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Other Whole & Ancient Grains, Nuts & Non-Wheat Flours […]...

How to Bake with Craft Chocolate (Plus Bar & Bean Giveaway!)

Happy (day after) National Chocolate Day! I’ve been getting plenty of intriguing new chocolate to keep me occupied – perhaps it’s a good thing I have a baby to prevent me from eating it all at once! I was recently contacted by Bar & Bean, a new online shop for small-batch craft chocolate from around […]...

{Cookbook Review}: Alice Medrich’s Sinfully Easy Desserts

When a great deal of your personal and professional life revolves around baking, you forget how much of the vernacular you’ve absorbed over time. When I taught a few enthusiast classes at Tante Marie’s, it was a reminder of how easy it is to take all I’d learned in pastry school and over the years […]...

{Cookbook Review} I’m Back! With Apricot Lemon Hazelnut Bars

Hello all! I’m back from a 12 day Mediterranean cruise – Rome to Venice, with a bunch of Greek isles in between. I finally got to tick quite a few places off my travel wish list; I’m eager to share a recap with you in the next few weeks! But first, thanks for your patience […]...

Going on Vacation + No Pictures Won’t Stop A Giveaway!

The giveaway is now closed. Thanks for visiting! Growing pains that come from moving and expanding your blog…unavoidable, and a neverending challenge. I currently am having some issues with getting images to appear correctly on this site, which sorts of renders a food blog a little pointless, no? While I’m sure (hopeful?) the answer is […]...