Cooking & Baking

From Scratch: Graham Crackers

I’m taking on another Nabisco pantry staple today: Graham crackers. From childhood to fill adulthood, I have never wavered in my adoration for these sweet, crisp snacks. Somewhere between a cracker and a cookie, Graham crackers are the utilitarian gods of baking. Delicious eaten on their own, they also play the leading role in s’mores,… Continue reading From Scratch: Graham Crackers

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide Series: Volume 3

Ok, last up in the Mother’s Day Gift Guide series: The Perfect Hostess. We all know (or have) those moms who have an uncanny ability to make others feel welcome in their homes. They’re the ones who always have their guests’ favorite drinks on hand, or set that amazing tablescape for family gatherings, or just… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide Series: Volume 3

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide Series: Volume 2

In my experience, pretty much any kitchen item makes a perfectly acceptable Mother’s Day gift. Pot holders, coffee cups, aprons; all good. On a side note, when I was young, I gave my dad a coffee mug every single Father’s Day for about 10 years. The wonderful and sweet pop that he is, he still… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide Series: Volume 2