Cooking, humor

Cooking Up A Tradition

Follow these 10 easy steps for a successful Christmas cookie baking tradtion with an active, curious six year old. Step One: The Research Google several permutations of the phrase "Easy Christmas Cookies To Bake With Kids." Keep in mind that the adjective "easy" is relative. A pastry chef's idea of easy may actually involve mixing… Continue reading Cooking Up A Tradition

Cooking, Everyday Epiphany, humor

Bah Humbug Bread

Change dragged me by the ear, kicking and screaming, from present familiar situation to vague new future situation. My attempts at tiptoeing around this sleeping Cyclops of Change failed miserably. In spite of every avoidance measure taken, the Cyclops awakened, scooped me up, and thrusted me into the unknown. He set me down among the… Continue reading Bah Humbug Bread

Cooking, humor

How Not to Win $500,000 for Creating a New Flavored Oreo

How tough is it? What do I have to lose? I ask myself these two questions whenever I contemplate a new venture, weigh my responses, and decide. Most of the time these queries serve me well. The trick is predicting the correct outcome. When I explored free Orvis fly-fishing classes my responses of “not too… Continue reading How Not to Win $500,000 for Creating a New Flavored Oreo