Monthly Archive: November 2012

Know Your Place (Setting): Place Setting Cookies 0

Know Your Place (Setting): Place Setting Cookies

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  I know that there is a good chance that you spent Thanksgiving with your “real” family (and not glued to Google Reader), and you are reading this well past Thanksgiving in the deep dark shopping daze that is late November.  Good for you.  Of course, there’s also a good chance that today is Thanksgiving, your family has...

My Fair, Lady: Baking as Bloodsport (Part I) 1

My Fair, Lady: Baking as Bloodsport (Part I)

‘Round these parts, autumn is baking season.  While pie competitions are the light-hearted fare of spring, fall is when the gloves come off and the time of Serious Baking Season begins.  Yes, the time for state fairs is upon us.  (Actually, the time for state fairs has passed, but I’m writing about it now.  I couldn’t have written about it...