This one is dedicated to Ashley at Hops because a) I think she’s pretty spectacular, as a person and as a blogger, b) because I know she has a thing for goat cheese the likes of which few can appreciate, and she also loves beets, and c) she’s just recently engaged! And I wanted to give her something of an engagement gift. Here you go, Ashley; a toast to your engagement. Yay! Continue reading →
Have you ever managed to completely avoid something, or a genre of something, because you just know you’ll be terrible at it? Or rather just assumed, without bothering with the try/fail nonsense, to forgo a project based on your (imaginary) future failure? I have; I do it all the time. Think back for a minute; have you ever seen a croissant on this blog? A Danish, perhaps? Pain au chocolat? A nice loaf of thick-sliced bread, maybe dinner rolls? No? No, you haven’t. Because I’m scared of two things: yeast-based baking and failure. Because in my life, the former typically begets the latter. And I do not embrace failure with open arms. Continue reading →
Wow: New Year’s Eve already. I know everyone says that, but really…September was what, maybe three days ago? I don’t know how everyone’s fall/winter goes, but between lots of birthdays in October, my annual trip to Nashville to visit my sister, and the fall/winter holidays, it’s been one rush after another. In a good way, really, but busy. I look forward to the January slowdown. By now, I’ve completely blown any good eating habits I’ve developed over the past year and am aching for a normal, nothing-too-exciting routine. Continue reading →
You people are so nice! As you may know, blogging is a relatively new thing for me, and I was intent on getting a little library of recipes out here before I really began to promote it. Then poof! this weekend, I see comments. And such lovely comments, might I add. Although this little blog has been public since the beginning, I never thought in a million years it would begin to show up on searches already. But if you like it, hey: I’m happy, and I’ll do my best to make you happy. So a big thank you to this weekend’s comment-posters; I made something for you.
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