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

September 4, 2012
by Melissa
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Macaron mania!

My husband and I came back from our trip to Paris in April with an obsession for macarons. Prior to our trip, I had tried macarons from a few different places here in the U.S. and I’d even made my … Continue reading

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

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