The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

August 3, 2011
by Melissa
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It’s August. It’s hot. Make yourself some ice cream sandwiches.

It’s August in the United States and it’s hot just about everywhere. My solution for beating the August heat? Ice cream sandwiches. Preferably with homemade ice cream and homemade chocolate chip cookies. But if you don’t bake or don’t make … Continue reading

March 26, 2011
by Melissa
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Oatmeal cookies. Raisins not included.

I was not a fan of oatmeal cookies as a child and avoided them for a good chunk of my early adulthood. In those days, if you mentioned oatmeal cookies, I automatically assumed you meant oatmeal raisin cookies as my … Continue reading

January 18, 2011
by Melissa
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I didn’t make these, but you totally should.

For the first time in the history of The Boastful Baker, I’m going to post a recipe for something I haven’t actually cooked or baked myself. Yes, I do eat other people’s food on occasion and sometimes this food is … Continue reading

July 19, 2010
by Melissa
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I’m a mocha nut. I also like bad puns.

I love the taste of chocolate mixed with coffee. In desserts. But not in beverages. That’s right, I don’t care for mocha in beverage form. But I cannot get enough of it in desserts. Coffee in its various forms (actual … Continue reading