Baking 101 Cakes

Baking 101: How To Frost A Cake

Baking 101:  a series circling around the basics of baking ingredients and kitchen techniques designed to sprinkle a confidence into our culinary lives.  Today: a step-by-step guide to frosting a three layer cake at home like a champion.  Nothing too…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Monday Meditations

I spent most of the past weekend working, which… far from a humble brag, is actually a very bad habit.  I took some time Sunday afternoon to sit, paint, and really… just clear my mind enough to think beyond work…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday!

Hello my friends.  We’re staring August straight in the face and I’m ashamed to say that I haven’t really made the time to treat myself to summer.  Of course I’m talking about my Summer Bucket List.  How are your summer…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday!

I don’t much like the news this week.  I don’t much like it at all.  I’m tired of the Republicans yelling at me.  I’m tired of hearing people dissect all of the yelling that they did, as if I needed…

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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday!

What in the world is going on with us?  Do we live in a world gone mad?  Have we always lived in a mad world, and now Twitter is shoveling in our brains at a faster rate?  It’s been sad and tragic,…

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Breakfast Pie Recipes Savory

Summer Tomato Pie

There’s a spectrum to Tomato Pies.  There are the Tomato Pies that think themselves Apple Pies:  double crusted, savory but spiced, and very very wet….   There are the Tomato Pies that should really be called Cheese Pie and the…

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