The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

January 18, 2011
by Melissa

I didn’t make these, but you totally should.

For the first time in the history of The Boastful Baker, I’m going to post a recipe for something I haven’t actually cooked or baked myself. Yes, I do eat other people’s food on occasion and sometimes this food is … Continue reading

July 19, 2010
by Melissa

I’m a mocha nut. I also like bad puns.

I love the taste of chocolate mixed with coffee. In desserts. But not in beverages. That’s right, I don’t care for mocha in beverage form. But I cannot get enough of it in desserts. Coffee in its various forms (actual … Continue reading

September 20, 2009
by Melissa

Cutting in line.

I love flipping through magazines in search of recipes. Over the years I’ve become pretty selective about which ones I actually clip and file for later. Despite my selectivity, the vast majority of the recipes I clip are never made. … Continue reading

March 15, 2009
by Melissa

If in doubt, take them out.

These molasses spice cookies are a favorite here. They’re also very popular with almost everyone else I’ve let have them. One of my old coworkers is pretty much obsessed with them. I made her a batch because she helped us … Continue reading