{Cookbook Review}: Best Baking Books of 2014

It was tough narrowing my list of favorite cookbooks for this post – every year I say it’s a banner year for cookbooks, but I guess every year I keep finding more books that need a spot on my shelf! What made me really happy this year was that quite a few of my favorite […]...

{Cookbook Review}: The Baking Bible and Ischler Cookies

  2014 has been a banner year for baking cookbooks, especially these last couple of months when several of pastry’s most respected and beloved authorities released new, major works. My nightstand is groaning underneath the weight of these books and my kitchen has been in constant action as I’ve happily baking through new recipe after […]...

My Favorite Baking Books for 2013

Hi readers, It’s been a tough month. I have to admit it, this hasn’t been my best holiday season. Our first trip with baby Isabelle was a 15 hour flight to Hong Kong. And while I’m not going to complain about two weeks in glamorous Hong Kong or sunny Singapore, coming home was like falling […]...

{Cookbook Review} Souvenirs and the Making of Memories

Pineapple carpaccio with lemon sorbet, cilantro granité, pineapple chips, and crystallized cilantro from Souvenirs. Isabelle is two months old! I can’t believe how much she has changed in eight short weeks. It’s like the saying, “The days are long, but the years are short.” I’ve always been a nostalgic person. Even though I know there […]...

{Giveaway} My Pie in Pieography

I’m excited to announce the release of Pieography: Where Pie Meets Biography by WWC Press. As the title implies, it’s a collection of pie recipes both sweet and savory from 39 women who love food – myself included! I was approached by WWC to contribute a pie recipe and an essay that explored how this […]...

{Cookbook Review}: 2012 Baking Cookbook Roundup

Thanks to all who entered the minted giveaway! The winner, chosen by random number generator, is:...