The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

December 31, 2009
by Melissa

“You’re writing a blog post? What’s that about?”

Actually, I’m not really writing a blog post. I’m just summing up 2009 with photos taken during the last 365 days. First up are some of my favorites of the thousands of photos I took in 2009. It was really … Continue reading

November 10, 2009
by Melissa

"It was so good, it made you want to slap your mother."

As much as I love the fluffy buttercream frosting I’ve been making near constantly for almost 2 years, it was time to make a new friend in the frosting world. Maybe a wordly, sophisticated frosting that isn’t so reliant on … Continue reading

January 24, 2009
by Melissa

If I had less self-control, I'd eat this frosting by the vat.

One of my friends wanted to come over to our house for a visit. But she had ulterior motives and she was up front about them. She wanted cupcakes. Who am I not to indulge a request for cupcakes? Especially … Continue reading

January 11, 2009
by Melissa

Winter meets Summer.

I’ve blended summer blueberries with winter Meyer lemons to make these lemon cupcakes with blueberry buttercream frosting. I missed Meyer lemon season last winter and was determined not to miss it this year. It seems that nearly everyone in the … Continue reading