The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

July 29, 2012
by Melissa
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Lunch for just a dollar.

I don’t fry very many foods at home due to the mess of frying on the stove, the oil disposal and the general unhealthiness of fried food.  Despite this, once or twice a summer I am compelled to make a … Continue reading

July 18, 2011
by Melissa
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If there’s duck on the menu, I’m probably going to order it.

We went to Yountville while on our honeymoon and didn’t eat a meal at any of Thomas Keller’s restaurants. Instead we had Italian at Bottega. And I got to eat duck, one of my most favorite meats. As previously mentioned, … Continue reading

February 15, 2011
by Melissa
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A soup that will give you warm fuzzies.

Unlike many people I know, a bowl of Campbell’s tomato soup does not conjure happy childhood memories for me. It doesn’t give me warm fuzzies as I never liked tomato soup as a kid. I was much more a chicken … Continue reading