Fourth of July Recap!


This Fourth of July I woke up, threw on a blue polka dot dress, red lipstick, and baked the entire day (I am taking full advantage of the very large kitchen at my disposal!)! I should have thrown in a couple beers too and some pool time! It’s crazy hot here!! For breakfast: Strawberry Blueberry Muffins I spy dog paws!!!!!!!!!!!! Watson!…

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Happy Fourth of July!!!


Guess what? This is a music themed post! ok before we begin, you have to press play on the below video. Ready! Go! Introducing…. drumroll…. the Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa! Now that you’re in the mood….. HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This year me and the fam’ went to the Dallas Arboretum for the Fourth of July…

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Baking Tips: Bread Flour


The Baking Tip series is off and running with a tip from our Bread Expert Ian Chin! I’m no where near a bread maker- never claimed to be, I maybe will be in the future, but I always go to Ian with my bread questions.  His bread making is incredibly, incredibly impressive. He knows the weight of ingredients in his head! I’ve…

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Memories of Paris~Running Route


Since coming home from Paris 3 months ago I find that memories will pop into my head randomly about different things that happened over the past year. Maybe it’s my way of holding on to that incredible year or a way to make sure the memories stay alive, but it could be anything from trying a Fisherman’s mint, to the jars of mustard…

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Baking Tips: Fixing Over Whipped Cream


ah whipped cream! So easy to do and a fantastic accompaniment to so many desserts. Here’s our next baking tip! Fix over whipped cream by adding a little un-whipped cream! But not if it’s to the almost churned into butter stage. First here’s how to make whipped cream- throw some heavy whipping cream in a mixer with the whisk attachment and…

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