When I come close in proximity to a bakery or the bakery section of a market, I feel myself physically pulled to enter the land of sugar. I’ve been like this my entire life. Childhood memories of friends and family are woven together with all things sugar. Half moon cookies with the impossibly white … [Read more...] about Baking is my thing.
A couple of weeks ago, I did an in-store demo in New Jersey. I love doing demos because it's an opportunity to leave the bakery, go for a road trip and meet new people. I never quite know what to expect and have experienced a wide range of interactions, almost all positive. Every exchange teaches me … [Read more...] about what are you?
I came across this picture today as I was cleaning my home office. I'm methodically working on all parts of my life to shed the excess, to de-clutter, to find peace and balance in the land of less. I was making steady progress until I found this picture of me from the days when I was at Nashoba … [Read more...] about reflections
Last week, I taught a cookie class at Kitchen Outfitters. This class was a demo class - me on one side of the workbench, everyone else seated on the other side, watching. As I pulled my hair back into a ponytail, it suddenly occurred to me: Wow. I think I'm about to do a live cooking show. Enter … [Read more...] about Even real bakers struggle
Hello friends...it's been a while. Writing is a funny thing. It does not like to be forced, hence my absence. Being back here now feels like coming home. Much has changed since the last time I was here in July, some obvious to you, some behind the scenes. We have a new website, Edible Boston … [Read more...] about The Night Shift
We have been working hard behind the scenes to give our website a well deserved update. A spring cleaning, so to speak. Dusting off the cobwebs, fluffing the pillows, and opening the windows for fresh air. For those of you who have worked on creating a website, you will understand how lengthy the … [Read more...] about The Joy of Baking