What I've been up to lately...
(this post will no longer be a mystery) My busy life.. just got a little bit busier. Last weekend (well… Thursday, Friday and Sunday night) I worked… in a restaurant. For those of you who don’t know, I have *little, to no, experience in food services. And I want to, get experience, that is. Now where do I begin? Last summer I met my friend Phil who is a baker in Jamaica Plain...
A Bath and Book on Baking Bread
…how’s that for alliteration, eh? This year I made 2 new years resolutions, 1 - to try my best to doodle/draw daily, and 2 - to take a bath once* a week. I’m happy to say, almost 3 weeks in, I’m doing pretty good. I kind of started doing both of them at the end of last year, and wanted to make sure I made them a priority in my life. It’s really great to make time to...
My first (paid) baking gig!
Almost a year ago was my first time baking for people I might not know, when I made Black and White cookies for an art opening. Usually when I bake I bring it to school, improv shows, or friends houses because I love sharing sweets. A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine asked if I had recommendations where to buy a birthday cake for her roommate’s party and of course I offered to do it....
Note to self
Talking while measuring out ingredients that you are doubling in your head is not a good idea. …Don’t worry, I wrote down my calculations and remeasured and everything’s okay.
Dear Minnie Mouse, I love you. Love, Cora
Almost a year ago I went to Disney World and visited Minnie Mouse’s house and was overjoyed in her kitchen, especially since she seems like such a baker. I think Minnie Mouse is a cartoon mouse version of me… or my idol… or something. looking at Sleeping Beauty’s house Well, when I was on vacation in LA last week, I went to Disneyland (for the first time ever!) and I...