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

July 28, 2011
by Melissa
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Added to the roster.

I like pasta. Not as much as some people but I do like it. Yet I rarely make pasta at home as I’m usually not satisfied with the finished dish. Sometimes the sauce isn’t right or the pasta is overcooked. … Continue reading