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Daring Bakers December: Stollen

The 2010 December Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Penny of Sweet Sadie’s Baking. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make Stollen. She adapted a friend’s family recipe and combined it with information from friends, techniques from Peter Reinhart’s book………and Martha Stewart’s demonstration. Dear Frickin’ God, I’m exhausted. And I just ruined my blog [...]

As The Year Too Dies

The year’s ending and everyone who’s anyone in media and otherwise is coming up with Top Ten Lists from what’s been most reported to the Top Ten Tweets. I kid not. I saw the Top Ten Numbers on CNN this morning and laughed when the income of the most happiness was revealed. Is that number [...]

I Did Something Stupid

Hey, I thought I was doing something great and ended up screwing up my theme by updating it. It looks like I lost all the customizations I had made in it. I have reverted to an old theme of mine in the meantime. I suck. This will take a very long time to fix. If [...]

In the Field of Mars

Draft one is finally done. This was a much different experience than the last. For one, it’s shorter, brisker and there’s less explanation. Not everything gets explained. I don’t know yet if it helps or hurts. I didn’t finish it for days, knowing what I had to write. I didn’t want it to end but [...]

Christmas List 2010

I never made Christmas lists as a child. I was never one to ask for anything and I still have a hard time asking anyone for a favor. Christmas lists, though, are something I’ve adopted as an adult but to keep with the track record, none of the items are objects money can buy. They’re [...]

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