January 19, 2017
People in the U.S. are pretty distracted right now because of the presidential inauguration tomorrow. I am not overly stressed about the inauguration, myse...
January 18, 2017
I have laundry to wash and laundry to dry and laundry to fold and laundry to put away. Laundry will one day rise up and murder me in a delightful-smelling...
January 17, 2017
This walnut and cheese biscotti was the first biscotti I ever attempted to make, but I realized last night that I'd never blogged about it. Then I looked b...
January 16, 2017
I always assumed that making biscotti would be difficult or boring. I don't understand the point of eating biscotti, but, then, I don't drink coffee or tea...
January 15, 2017
Next week, I and my friend, Angie, start the eight-week-long Whole Life Challenge, which is basically eight weeks of sleeping a lot, drinking a lot of wate...
September 14, 2016
Everything bad happens on a Tuesday.
It was not quite a year ago that I discovered the Great British Bake Off on Netflix (called here in the U.S. the Great...
August 1, 2016
Let it be noted that I don't really care anything about college football. I like the Chicago Bears. That's it. I was so into them when I was in high sch...
As evidenced by my morning hair this morning, I've had a lot of wins this week.
One of those wins did not include my first-ever attempt at a tarte au citron...
July 3, 2016
Several years ago, I had another blog that I used for product and recipe reviews. I took it down last summer because I didn't have time to maintain it, but...
June 30, 2016
I didn't plan on doing it. (I actually talked about it for weeks. I'm pretty sure that all of my Facebook friends were tired of hearing about it and were l...
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In which I avoid political stress by thinking about tarts and other pretty things.
In which I propose that Death by Chocolate cake is better than dirty underwear.
In which I bake walnut and cheese biscotti and make a dead Italian baker proud.
In which I pretend to be Italian and throw my head back to laugh gaily while making fresh biscotti.
In which I make honeycomb many, many times. So many times. And then I make ice cream!
In which I lament the loss of the great loves of my television life, Mel and Sue.
In which I make like Nabisco and bake homemade crackers.
In which I attempt a tarte au citron while sporting the bold hair of a champion.
In which I present a delightful blueberry pie recipe that I presented previously. (Subtitle: 4th of July pie!)
In which I'm defiantly unfaithful to my Paul Hollywood and Great British Bake Off cookbooks with vanilla custard tarts.