****HI just as a quick update, I wrote the first draft this post on March 14 and since then (it’s now March 20) things with COVID-19 have gotten crazy. Here in the Bay Area we are in shelter-in-place, meaning I’m not leaving the house except to go to the store, and even then we’re trying… Continue reading Puff Pastry Part 2: We Live in Hell. Hell is Real, and We Live Here.
Hellooooo. So in January I did a poll on Instagram asking people if I should learn to make doughnuts or puff pastry and doughnuts won, which at the time I was kind of happy about because puff pastry is SCARY SERIOUS BAKING. February was over in .5 seconds and my school semester started, so I… Continue reading Puff Pastry Part 1: When the Going Gets Rough the Rough Get Puff
Cheesecake is my favorite dessert (read my post in Unwanted Opinions to see why) but baking a full one had always intimidated me. Every single cheesecake recipe always contains a plethora of *WARNING* type messages about how you will most likely fuck up your cheesecake. Your cream cheese isn’t soft enough? You fucked up your… Continue reading Mind the Crack-Baking my First Cheesecake