Ten days from today, I will clip into my pedals in front of the Host Hotel in Sturbridge at 5am and begin my 9th PMC ride. The PMC (Pan Mass Challenge) is a two day, 192 mile bike ride that raises money for cancer research and treatment. My story as to how I ended up getting involved in … [Read more...] about Committed
I have a confession, one that I'm pretty sure I've made in the past. As much as I love to bake, I dread cooking. I really do. I am pretty much incapable of planning dinner -- it's as if that part of my brain never developed beyond 'protein' and 'something green'. I own a ton of cookbooks and have … [Read more...] about For the cookers
There are many things that, as a pastry chef, I love to make (and eat, of course) and know I will never be able to sell. The first item that comes to mind is a cookie/bar my mother used to make: a sour cream dough is rolled out, spread with raspberry jam, folded over & baked. The finished 'log' … [Read more...] about Wait, we’re making what?!
The temperature is dropping here in New England, but things are heating up with the Patriots, my #1 team. We (the Pats and their fans) are in crunch time now, and I have a tightness in my chest (literally, it's true) in anticipation of each upcoming game. This is the time of year when I seriously … [Read more...] about Karen gets a new pen pal!
WHY I LOVE MY JOB...IN PICTURES Finally, and most importantly... I get to work with my parents, Joel - The Man, and Marge, Quality Control AND... … [Read more...] about Why
We did it again! Today, we put two things in the mail. The first, a box of treats for the December winner of Give2, now on its way to Hingham. The second, the note above along with a check for $100 for The Greater Boston Food Bank. It's the perfect way to wrap up a very busy … [Read more...] about Give2 – December