The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

September 12, 2011
by Melissa
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The cake made me cry.

It seems silly to write posts about my wedding five months after the fact, but I still have so many details to share. My wedding cake is one of the most important of these details. Look at it! Wouldn’t you … Continue reading

July 20, 2011
by Melissa
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Green with (garden) envy.

Just because I didn’t eat a meal at The French Laundry doesn’t mean that I didn’t want to see it up close. So we walked down the streets of Yountville, CA,  and took a peek. The outside of the restaurant … Continue reading

July 18, 2011
by Melissa
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If there’s duck on the menu, I’m probably going to order it.

We went to Yountville while on our honeymoon and didn’t eat a meal at any of Thomas Keller’s restaurants. Instead we had Italian at Bottega. And I got to eat duck, one of my most favorite meats. As previously mentioned, … Continue reading