Irish Soda Bread

(photo credit: Mum) (photo credit: Mum) IRISH SODA BREAD Recipe barely adapted from the fine folks over at America’s Test Kitchen. 435 grams / 3 cups unbleached all purpose flour 125 grams / 1 cup cake flour 35 grams / 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/ 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 1/2 […]

TeenPact 2014

(photo credit: Mrs. Peaches) To try to sum up a TeenPact four day class and political communication workshop in one post would be…  well nigh impossible.  So I’m not even going to try. What I will say is that it was probably one of the most positively influential experiences of my life up until this […]

Tarte au Citron et aux Amandes

I discovered “Tiare Tahiti.”  It was the poem that made Fitzgerald change the name of his first novel from “The Development of the Personage” to This Side of Paradise.  When I read this poem, I got chills.  It’s real, it’s yearning, it’s melancholy, it’s passionate.  Il est crudité raffinée.  And the last two lines?  Well, […]