What is it about being housebound during a hurricane that makes me want to bake?
On Day 1 of Hurricane Sandy, I wanted to bake brownies. Fortunately, I didn’t have the ingredients on hand and I couldn’t make it to the store. I really have no business eating brownies anyway. On Day 2, I wanted to [...]
When I was offered a copy of Baking for Friends by Kathleen King of Tate’s Bake Shop in Southampton, NY, I hesitated. Even though I love baking for friends, especially during the holidays, those gorgeous cookies on the cover didn’t really scream “diabetic-friendly” to me.
Then I learned the book had an entire chapter devoted to [...]
I first learned about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) when I read Michael Pollan’s book The Omnivore’s Dilemma. GMOs occur when scientists merge the DNA from various living things to create new species that do not naturally occur. For example, they might design a potato plant that has insecticide built right in.
On the surface, this seems [...]