A Perspective on Dough I read these words today… “Whenever your perspective on something creates emotional pain, it’s always because your perspective is still so narrow that you’ve yet to see all the good it will make possible. Because it will.” When I read this, the first thing I thought of was how to apply these words to pie […]
It’s Pi Day 2014 …and I won’t pretend to understand how it is that 3.14 goes on forever and ever. Pi Day 2014 is no exception to that fact that when the big day comes around, and all the days preceding, the big thought just boggles my mind. Last weekend I watched the first episode of […]
“How do you clean your pastry cloths?” This is such a basic question that I take it for granted that everyone will already know how to do it and might find me writing about it kind of…well, boring. But, when I think about it, it is a question that comes up at just about every […]
I have the best time creating art on my pie tops. It’s pretty easy to do and I feel that I reconnect with the 5-year-old part of me that got to play with cookie cutters and sugar cookie dough. Do you remember how much fun that was? I’ve collected cookie cutters for years and I’m […]
My Favorite Measuring Cup I’ve written about my teacup before…the one that was given to me by my very first baking mentor, Sadie. No doubt she would never have imagined that this little cup would have lasted over 50 years and become a favorite, if not indispensable part of my baking equipment.