{Sweet San Francisco} {Chocolate Review}: TCHO’s New TCHOPairings Bars

Things have been a little on overdrive around here. A baby that can crawl and stand, lots of recipe testing, and the holidays peeping around the corner. The nice thing about being a new mom, of course, is that people are infinitely sympathetic and kind. “Oh, you must be so busy! It’s ok if you’re […]...

{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 […]...

{Cookbook Review}: 2012 Baking Cookbook Roundup

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

{Cookbook Review} ‘Tis the Time for Better Nutter Butters

Happy December! Hope you had a good Thanksgiving holiday!...

Apples for Autumn: {Cookbook Review} More From Macrina

Thank you to all of you for your well-wishes and e-mails. It means a great deal to me to know there’s so much support coming from all over the web. I go between excited and nervous, often within the space of minutes, and oftentimes simultaneously, so it’s definitely never dull here. I also didn’t mention […]...

{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 […]...