comfort · family · love · memories · recipes

Love, the ultimate ingredient

Memories of food stay with us.  The feelings that they evoke are inexplicably tied to our senses and emotions.  As we get older, we are often reminded of them.  Sometimes unexpectedly, other times we actively work at recreating the memory through the meticulous preparation of a meal.     When you’re looking for a recipe, where… Continue reading Love, the ultimate ingredient

comfort · dough · escape · gluten · kitchen · kneading · lamination · M'smen

Kneading is therapeutic

I love that baking allows me to use my hands.  Whether it’s making pie dough or working with a variety of yeasted doughs, I find comfort and a sense of calm.   When I’m having a tough day, I’ll often make pie.  Crushing the graham crackers with a rolling pin is very satisfying.  So is making pie… Continue reading Kneading is therapeutic