Muffins on a Monday

Christmas was beautiful this year, if a bit too mild for my northern tastes. We hosted the extended family in our new place, which was lovely because we finally have some space for the first time ever. There were no lineups for the bathroom, nor any suitcases strewing the dining room floor. I felt more […]

The Magical Appeal of Artisanal Breads

The cookbook that has changed my life the most is The Bread Bible by Rose Levy Berenbaum. It’s a heavy, hardcover tome with nearly 650 pages of bread-making techniques and recipes. Twice a week, I pull it off the shelf, set up my KitchenAid mixer, and get to work creating the slow-rise, artisanal loaves with […]