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Winter baking schedule

For the past several months, I’ve been posing irregular updates on what I plan to bake for the coming months. This started with my “summer baking project”, in which I polled co-workers on which recipes they were most interested in … Continue reading

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Summer baking and autumn baking

Back in August, I posted “Coming Attractions (redux)“, a status update for my summer baking project. Summer is now over, and we’re well into autumn by any definition, so it’s time to review what I actually did (it wasn’t exactly … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions (redux)

A month ago, I posted “Coming Attractions“, listing the things I was planning on doing for my summer baking project. I thought it was time to post an update. 8/24 Whole Grain Baking: Lemon–Raspberry Cake 8/26 Luchetti: Walnut–Hazelnut Bars 8/31 … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

If you’ve been following my blog at all, you’ve probably read about how I made a list of recipes to bake this summer, and asked my coworkers to pick their top three (based only on the recipe name and source). … Continue reading

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Thinking about brownies

My coworkers weren’t so enthusiastic about my idea for a carrot-cake tasting (and to be honest, carrot cake is a good bit of work), so I’m thinking about other things I might do. One obvious candidate is brownies, which are … Continue reading

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Carrot cake

Last October, I organized Pumpkin Pie Fest, a celebration of that classic Thanksgiving dessert. (In fact, we held the event on the day after Canadian Thanksgiving, a holiday which in this country is called “Columbus Day“, on which we try … Continue reading

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Recipe pointer updates

It’s been a while since I posted about an update to my recipe pointers pages — mostly because I haven’t been updating them very much. But I have some progress to report: The last two seasons of America’s Test Kitchen … Continue reading

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2014 in review: recipes

If you believe the analytics, most of you come here for my recipe writeups, aside from one IT-related article that was enormously popular after being featured on both Hacker News and Reddit. So for my second 2014 year-in-review post, I’m … Continue reading

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Thinking about pumpkin pie

I just got back from a short (two-day) trip to Toronto, which is my last travel before November. In Canada, they celebrate Thanksgiving in October, on our Columbus Day, which is only two and a half weeks away — so … Continue reading

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Not Mastering the Art of French Cooking

I recently bought a copy of Julia Child et al.‘s Mastering the Art of French Cooking (50th anniversary edition boxed set), the cookbook that made Julia Child a household name (at least among the aspirational middle class). I’ve been scanning … Continue reading

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