The Boastful Baker

because every cook praises her own broth

January 21, 2015
by Melissa
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Sometimes I make terrible food.

The first weeks of 2015 have made me realize that I cook very few meals in any given week. To save time on weeknights and to supply our weekday lunches, I tend to cook meals that yield several days worth … Continue reading

May 22, 2012
by Melissa
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French bread and other delights.

When we were in Paris on vacation last month, we were fortunate enough to be able to frequent Poilâne, a famous French bakery, nearly every day. Their shop near The Eiffel Tower was just a block from a metro stop … Continue reading

December 14, 2008
by Melissa
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A multitude of mixed berry tarts…

This is a crumb topped tart containing a mixture of blueberries, blackberries, raspberries & cranberries. Despite the fact that I’m a little burnt out on this dessert, I am posting the recipe for it as it has been requested several … Continue reading