The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

May 6, 2012
by Melissa
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The best French macarons in France?

Before we ever set foot in Paris, I knew that we would be headed to two famous French pastry shops, Pierre Hermé and Ladurée, to sample French macarons. Just in case you haven’t tried a French macaron yet, they are … 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

January 30, 2012
by Melissa
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Making marshmallows is magical.

Last week I wrote a blog post stating that 2012 would be a year of fearless cooking. In that post, I listed a number of things I’d like to cook or bake for the first time ever. This week, I … Continue reading