I think I can speak for many parents when I say that keeping your mouth in check is of new importance when you have a toddler in tow. I’m not just talking about cussing, but really about watching my words. … Continue reading
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Please Do Not Throw Me In Someone’s Face
Cream pies – so many levels of delicious. On a number of occasions I have done at-home bake sales to help someone or some cause raise money. It’s win-win for me. I get to bake, someone else gets to eat … Continue reading
Moving Woes and Birthday Pie
There always seems to be one box that goes missing during moving. Unfortunately, my one missing box contained a number of kitchen items that while at first didn’t seem necessary, have become increasingly frustrating to do without. My most recently … Continue reading
I Scream. You Scream.
We all scream for roasted blackberry chocolate chip ice cream! Okay, that’s a mouthful, but you can bet that all this wordy work will be rewarded with a tasty mouthful of amazingly delicious ice cream. Ice cream has always been a … Continue reading
Impress Your Friends…and Buy a Blow Torch!
There’s something super fancy about creme brûlée. It’s luxurious texture, the sweet crunch of burnt sugar – whew – is it getting hot in here, or is my oven on? That’s right, my oven is on and making – what else … Continue reading
Not Creme Brûlée – But Close!
We have a new rule in our house: I am not allowed to bake anything if it is over 90°F outside. I made that mistake the week we moved in. Apparently Chicago was having itself a nice little heat wave … Continue reading