Yesterday I published "TASTE & SEE". A piece about what I learned from contrasting the meditative solace of making this bread with the flurry of my family's consumption of the sweet, braided loaf. This is my adaption of a recipe that I originally found on the Tastemade app. NUTELLA BRAIDED BREAD ingredients: 1 envelope active … Continue reading NUTELLA BRAIDED BREAD
It's Saturday morning. I finally feel the space to simply be rather than do. And so I make homemade bread. There is something about the slow place of bread making that is rejuvenating to my soul. As I smell the earthy yeast; knead and shape the soft, silky dough; and create something beautiful out of … Continue reading TASTE & SEE
From the kitchen of Diane Bolles: Combine these: 1 Cup Butter, softened (Diane actually used shortening, but I prefer the taste of butter in a cooking) 1 Cup Brown Sugar 1 Cup Granulated Sugar Add: 2 Eggs 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1-1/3 Cups All Purpose Flour 1 teaspoon Baking Soda 1 teaspoon Baking Powder 1/2 … Continue reading DIANE’S COWBOY COOKIES
"Cookies would make me feel better." That was the calculated reply of my three-year-old son to his grandparents as they were leaving the hospital. His baby brother entered the world that morning, and after meeting his 7 lb 8 oz sibling for the obligatory photo op, Corey was heading home to spend the night with … Continue reading COOKIES WOULD MAKE ME FEEL BETTER
So fun! PLNU reposted a piece from this blog - "Creating a Safe Space to Ask Ignorant Questions" in their online alumni magazine. You can read it by clicking HERE.