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 16, 2012
by Melissa
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Jazzed up about corn.

I’m not one to get jazzed up about a vegetable recipe. A dessert recipe, yes. But a vegetable recipe, not so much. I like lots of vegetables just fine and probably even love a few of them, but veggie recipes … Continue reading

August 14, 2011
by Melissa
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Simple summer supper

Early last week I found a giant heirloom tomato in my garden that should have been picked a few days sooner. If I didn’t want it to go to waste, I needed an immediate use for it. Since we had … Continue reading

August 3, 2011
by Melissa
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It’s August. It’s hot. Make yourself some ice cream sandwiches.

It’s August in the United States and it’s hot just about everywhere. My solution for beating the August heat? Ice cream sandwiches. Preferably with homemade ice cream and homemade chocolate chip cookies. But if you don’t bake or don’t make … Continue reading