Chai Touched the Bundt

When reflecting on the potential circumstances that led the earliest humans to create dishes that are now commonplace, like cake, it is hard to wrap my mind around that proclivity to innovation. Through osmosis and experience (#inaforanhour) I know that butter, sugar, flour, eggs, etc. when combined and forced towards stimulation via heat results in…

Baking Up a Storm

Cooped up in a warm and cozy brick home, the wind blowing 35 mph sending sheets of sideways rain, we wait out the storm. A weekend family visit turns listless as cabin fever sets in and UNO games fail to entertain. The cure to boredom? Enlist the stirring skills of a 9-year-old to whip up…

Up Late for a Cupcake

In case you were wondering… Butter + Milk ≠ Buttermilk The word buttermilk is formed by fusing together the words butter and milk, but the THING buttermilk cannot be obtained by the same equation. This understanding leads to further thoughts on the matter which results in the illuminating realization that nothing is ever as it…