Category Archives: Book Review

apple cupcakes + caramel

Apple Cupcakes with Caramel Sauce

November, already?! 2010 has just flown by. This week marks the anniversary of my admission to the IL Bar, 10 months of my engagement to Dave and the first week that I wished I had tucked gloves into the pocket of my fleece.

Leaves, Engagement
Photo by Steve Koo, my super awesome wedding photographer. Continue reading

good to the grain {a review}

Good to the Grain

I received Good to the Grain a couple months ago to review from Abrams Books and I’m so sorry that I have been holding out on you, because it really is a wonderful book.  From the absolutely stunning photography of Quentin Bacon, to the range of recipe types, this is a book that should make it onto any adventurous home cook’s shelf.  After many years as a pastry chef, Kim Boyce decided to leave professional kitchens for her own and in the process she began to experiment with many whole grain flours. Continue reading