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Better Blogging

When I was younger and learning how to bake, one of the greatest thrills was to be able to share my (sometimes borderline edible) creations at family parties. If a recipe worked out particularly well, or looked particularly appealing, I would hear “You should take a picture of that!” It wasn’t a bad idea. The […]

Rose Hip Paczki

No matter what you prefer to call it–Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Pancake Day, or Paczki Day–the Tuesday before lent is set aside for gorging oneself before a hollow period of ruthless self-denial. I think there should be more holidays set aside for this activity. Once a year is not enough. I want to […]

Zoë Bakes’ Mini Pavlovas + Blood Orange Curd

There’s a common phrase that goes “cooking is an art, baking is a science.” I take issue with this. I understand that people more closely associate baking with science because there are perhaps more obvious and exacting chemical reactions (leavening, to name a big one) but flavor itself is a result of chemical reactions between […]