The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

February 6, 2012
by Melissa

I no longer fail at making bread pudding.

It’s only 37 days into 2012 and I’ve already successfully cooked several things I had never cooked before and as of yesterday, I finally made a decent batch of bread pudding. In fact, this batch of bread pudding is so … Continue reading

May 11, 2011
by Melissa

Food lover’s honeymoon. By accident.

Surprising as it may be, Joel and I did not choose northern California as our honeymoon destination based on the abundance of great food and restaurants in San Francisco and The Napa Valley. We chose it for the price, the … Continue reading

March 26, 2011
by Melissa

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