Tag Archives: strawberry
When I was a little girl I was fascinated by miniatures. One of the best days of my childhood included a visit to the Carole and Barry Kaye Museum of Miniatures in downtown Los Angeles. The museum housed the Kayes’ privately commissioned, … Continue reading
It’s been a long time since I produced a pie. This one felt good, even though I improvised and didn’t have much of a plan. I decided to cut a lot of the sugar and all of the butter, so … Continue reading
The baking of this crostata, as it turns out, was a moment of self-revelation: When I am alone in the kitchen, baking is a cathartic and creative experience. When I am not alone in the kitchen, baking is stressful. I … Continue reading
Today I’m not writing anything at all. I’m a grown up! And this is my blog. I don’t have to.
Something I like about baking is that it forces me to slow down. I’ve had far too many mishaps — forgotten ingredients, missed or skipped steps — that have occurred simply because I was trying to move too fast. Unlike … Continue reading
Each year, I have a tradition when strawberries appear at the farmers’ market. That tradition is to buy my weight in these juicy red gems and challenge myself to eat every last one before they have the chance to go … Continue reading