Scoutin’ it Out
Scoutin’ it Out Again!
The summer season is in full swing and, working in theatre, that means I am swinging right along with it. But while these past couple of months have had me grinding more than ever, they have also brought more opportunities for culinary exploration and experimentation and some actual Scoutin’ it Out to occur! Yes! While […]
Roasted Rutabaga All Around
Sometime, a cooking urge takes hold of me so strongly that all else becomes either an impediment or enabling action towards its completion and nothing more. I become hyper-fixated on perfecting the menu and reverse engineering my timeline, giving far more importance to the execution of this dreamt up kitchen endeavor than is warranted. It […]
A Sourdough Competition!
If you are wondering where I have been, it should be no surprise that it’s been the kitchen. I have been caught in a cycle of power baking and cooking, telling myself I’ll chill for a bit, but being too curious about a new recipe, or feeling an itch to revisit a technique I haven’t […]
Marathons and Cookie Boxes
Ironically, I had written an entire reflection on the runners high that comes from a good Marathon Kitchen Day(s) when a few of those very days ran right into the time of year where every day is a marathon – in the kitchen or otherwise – and it never got edited and posted! Instead, I […]
About a year ago during a time of pandemic-influenced baking and baking interest, an article came about through which I learned about the delightfully unnecessary bread tube. These long aluminum tubes molded into fanciful shapes – mostly hearts, flowers, and stars – were used to bake yeasted and quick breads alike into sculpted loaves. They […]
King Arthur Classes – Baguettes
After the first day of classes flew by, I was left to savor my final five hours in the King Arthur classroom diving into Beauty and the Baguette. As with much of French gastronomy, there was a certain level of intimidation in approaching baguette making. Baguette making is nominated to be made an UNESCO intangible […]