The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

July 14, 2012
by Melissa
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Remedy for a dearth of cake.

It’s recently come to my attention that I haven’t baked enough cake this year. I think my husband has been subtly mentioning this for months, but I apparently chose to pretend I didn’t hear him for months. I’m going to … Continue reading

March 2, 2011
by Melissa
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Best cupcakes I’ve ever made.

Dark chocolate salted caramel cupcakes. Truly my favorite of all the cupcakes I’ve ever made. I’ve had a bit of a soft spot for sweet and salty foods for many years. When I was in college, I worked at the … Continue reading

November 10, 2009
by Melissa
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"It was so good, it made you want to slap your mother."

As much as I love the fluffy buttercream frosting I’ve been making near constantly for almost 2 years, it was time to make a new friend in the frosting world. Maybe a wordly, sophisticated frosting that isn’t so reliant on … Continue reading