Monthly Archives: April 2016

Recipe quick takes: A disappointing whole-grain Honey Cake from King Arthur Flour

Caution: I did this eight days ago. I didn’t bake anything this (three-day) weekend, so there was less pressure to get it written up than usual (I try to avoid queuing multiple recipes) because I was planning on doing a … Continue reading

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Other People’s Recipes: Joanne Chang’s Double-Chocolate Cookies

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These are among my favorite cookies at Joanne Chang’s Flour Bakery+Cafe, and I finally got around to making them myself, from the recipe in her cookbook Flour (Chronicle Books, 2010; p. 106). The preparation is more than a bit unusual, as … Continue reading

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Thinking about Canada in 1988 and Finland in 2017…

I grew up during the 1980s at a ski area in Northern Vermont. One of the surprising ways this influenced who I turned out to be was through television: although there was and is an ABC affiliate in the television … Continue reading

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