DREAM COME TRUE

Croissants have been on my list of items I’d like to make for a very long time. The process pretty much terrified me, so I was never able to muster up the courage to attempt them. As I quickly approach yet another…

HARDLY STRICTLY

The city by the bay is a city that likes to play. Sure we work hard, but come the weekend, we work even harder… at having fun. There are endless events available to attend in the 415, and you could spend every…

ACE OF BASES

Experimenting in baking can be a challenge; it’s so rooted in the chemistry of ingredient combinations, you can’t just edit as you please and expect delicious results. I struggle with that, because I love nothing more than to taste/change/taste/change as I move my…

SCENES FROM SAN FRANCISCO

The wind whips your hair as you fly downhill. Inhale and savor those tall eucalyptus trees dripping with sweetly scented marine moisture. Now pump your legs in rhythm with your breath as you climb. It’s alright, you can curse the headwind that…

CHILE: TIERRA DEL FUEGO

When listing off dream vacation destinations, Punta Arenas likely didn’t make your cut. The summer temps top out around 60 degrees, the wind is a constant reminder that you are standing in a subpolar oceanic climate, and let’s just say that…

HANDHELD

If you did a peek-a-boo into our freezer, you’d close the door wide-eyed from the high volume of unlabeled containers. Inside these mystery boxes are leftovers of projects past. A half cup of mocha buttercream icing here, a quart of homemade stock there; it’s…

CHILE: TORRES DEL PAINE

It is a land where nature reins supreme. The wind can knock you to the ground, and the cold can chill you to the bone. The sun shines around eighteen hours a day in the summer, and with the ozone hole just…