Baking Tips: When Bread is Done!


Ian is here! With more bread baking tips! I ask Ian a billion questions whenever I’m thinking about making bread or just randomly. One important question came up when I was making a loaf of bread, while giving updates via Facebook at each stage to Ian. I was taking a peak in the oven with 10 minutes to go and…

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Baking Tips: Caramel


oh caramel- I love thee as much as I love chocolate and the two of you, just .. oo la la! Horrible for my waistline. This week’s tip comes from my friend and fellow avid baker…….. drumroll!….. Tina!!!!! This was something important that we learned while making the St. Honore cake at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Just imagine lots…

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Baking with Abby & Sophie!


Yesterday I was over at my friend Peter’s house teaching his kids Sophie and Abby how to bake! We made the nearing¬†celebrity status browned butter brownies, pastry crust, and then folded together whipped cream and a lime curd I’d made the day before to make a delicious berry/lime tart. yum! oh and Frozen was on in French in the background.…

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Baking Tip: Avoiding a Messy Kitchen


I’ve got this little series going on called Baking Tips! If you’ve got a tip, let me know! I’d love to feature it. Today’s Tip of the Day! Use your tools/bowls wisely.¬†There’s nothing more fun than baking- including a massive mound of dishes afterwards. Sometimes it can’t be avoided but there are a lot of times where you can use…

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