Bi Tries

Just Try and Stop Me PG&E: My Race Against Time to Make Royal Icing

Well things are bad here in the good ol’ bay. Everything is on fire and we’re up against a greedy company that privatized a basic utility people need to survive then didn’t create the proper infrastructure, and went bankrupt. In case you don’t know the situation here in California, I’ll give you a quick rundown.… Continue reading Just Try and Stop Me PG&E: My Race Against Time to Make Royal Icing

Unwanted Opinions

The First 5 Things You Should Bake if You Have No Clue What You’re Doing

Because if you start by trying to make croissants you’re gonna have a bad time Nobody starts out knowing exactly how to bake perfectly. Even experienced bakers need practice, and if you’re like me and you’re not a beginner OR experienced, it’s basically a game of “who knows if this’ll turn out but fuck it”.… Continue reading The First 5 Things You Should Bake if You Have No Clue What You’re Doing

Recipes

The OG Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie

I don’t really understand what the obsession with creating the “perfect” chocolate chip cookie is all about. (Mostly because I already found it, it’s this one from Sally’s Baking Addiction, fight me. https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/chewy-chocolate-chip-cookies/ ) It seems like every baking/cooking publication, from the New York Times to Bon Appetit, claims to have created the ULTIMATE rendition… Continue reading The OG Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie

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There is a Special Circle of Hell for Whoever Invented Savory Cheesecake

A story of taking things to far. Look. We all know I’m A Cheesecake Ho. I’ve made two separate posts about it. It’s my favorite dessert and I will fight for it. But even a good thing can be taken too far. The first time I became aware of savory cheesecakes was when I was… Continue reading There is a Special Circle of Hell for Whoever Invented Savory Cheesecake

Bi Tries

Revenge of the Brioche: In which I reclaim my title of Yeast Queen

Y’all, bread is hard to make. Making bread has been an up and down experience for me. The first bread I ever made was in a crockpot, and although it was tasty, it could definitely only be loosely described as “bread”. Perhaps you could sell it in a grocery store as a “wheat food product”… Continue reading Revenge of the Brioche: In which I reclaim my title of Yeast Queen