The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

January 21, 2015
by Melissa
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Sometimes I make terrible food.

The first weeks of 2015 have made me realize that I cook very few meals in any given week. To save time on weeknights and to supply our weekday lunches, I tend to cook meals that yield several days worth … Continue reading

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 1, 2012
by Melissa
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I’ve got a can-do spirit.

I’ve been busy this summer. Busy canning nearly every weekend and sometimes on weekday nights. I thought my canning might decline a little because of our move to Charlottesville and our slightly smaller kitchen with less storage space. I was … Continue reading