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First post of 2012: Food presents
Happy New Year! I spent most of the month of December feeling thoroughly overwhelmed and anxious. I am genuinely pleased that 2011 is over, and I’ve got a lot of optimism for 2012 to not suck so hard. Still, I worked myself into a bit of a tizzy in December. Without going into details, there… Continued »
Cheddar-scallion scones: have I mastered you?
So. I’ve been trying to make the cheddar-scallion scone recipe found in the Flour Bakery cookbook. The first time, the scones pooled into a pizza-looking thing, spilling over the sides of the pan and looking kind of messed up, but it still tasted great. I went to the Flour Bakery cookie swap a couple of… Continued »
Holiday preparation, part 2
The results of all those nights of baking? It’s this! My gifts to friends and colleagues this year was a ton of baked goods. These are the sweets. There was also a small run of savory treats, but I didn’t get any photos of those. First, the packaging: I made up some labels in Illustrator,… Continued »
Cooking Mara! Thanksgiving Preparations
Hooray! It’s time to show my Thanksgiving progress, some good, some bad. It’s going to be photo-heavy and explanation-light. Why? My fingers are numb: I had the windows open and it got chilly. It was a little smoky earlier from the carrots (I’ll get to that). Let’s get the bad out of the way first!… Continued »
It’s my birthday! It’s my birthday!
Today is my birthday! Me me! I’m a birthday girl! I begin this day with a sticky bun obtained yesterday afternoon from Flour Bakery in Central Square. What else shall this day hold?