Author Archives: Jen's Confectionary
Abandoning Perfection I stood there in the kitchen with the clock ticking. Being the weekend and the first night of Chanukah, I was contractually obligated to turn out some latkes, but that isn’t so exciting anymore. I wanted something sweet, … Continue reading
The first time I had this dish, I was incredibly disappointed… Many years ago, someone brought a “mac and cheese” to our house. The anticipation of creamy, cheesy goodness welled in my palate, but then I lifted the foil wrapped … Continue reading
I’ve been busy, honest! Life has definitely intervened to keep me from composing well thought-out and manicured blog posts. As a compromise, I’ve been (and will continue to be) active on Instagram and Facebook. I might just be, also, picking … Continue reading
This year’s occurrence of the geeky new tradition, Pi Day, coincided with a rare snow day in the Northeastern U.S. and I had an unlikely opportunity to throw myself into a little baking to celebrate. Cherry Pi’s – As individual, … Continue reading
This weekend presented me with a low-pressure opportunity to try some creative things that were new to me. Some were spectacular, visual failures, and others turned out relatively acceptable. I did learn a lot of things along the way, though, … Continue reading
F@&% it. I’ll just make brownies. It was getting late in the evening, the night before I’d committed to “bake something” (well, yeah…) for a little brunch with friends the next day. I can’t well recall what had kept me … Continue reading
I got to have some fun making a cake themed around a Nerf birthday party. I struggled on a creative direction, but decided to go more traditional.