The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

March 2, 2013
by Melissa
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Selfless baking (and a banana cake recipe)

I like to share the things I bake with others (by and large, “others” refers to my husband), but I must admit that when I choose what to bake, I almost always choose things that I like. It’s kind of … Continue reading

May 22, 2012
by Melissa
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French bread and other delights.

When we were in Paris on vacation last month, we were fortunate enough to be able to frequent Poilâne, a famous French bakery, nearly every day. Their shop near The Eiffel Tower was just a block from a metro stop … Continue reading

February 6, 2012
by Melissa
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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