Feeling MUCH Better

This week went well. Really well, I think.  I did not get mad, nothing came out badly and everything tasted really good.  Like, I may gain 5 pounds good! I have pics…click here to see them.  We had another Fun-bake quiz today … I am not sure how I did, but I think I did ok.  We shall see. Doughnuts are fun to makeup, and the Apple Fritters were DELISH!  And, now that I know how to make them I do...

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Feeling Bad, Feeling Good

I made a 22 out of 25 on my first Fun-Bake Quiz. Not bad, I suppose.  I missed one question out of sheer bone-headedness.  I know the germ is not the outer covering of the wheat, but I said it was.  Why?  Yeah, I dunno either. After class on Saturday I felt really bad about myself, and I have come to the conclusion that my experience means bubkus in class.  I need to just pretend that I have not made a lot of...

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Fundamentals …of FUN!!

Saturday was my first baking day in Fundamentals of Baking.  We made 7 kinds of cookies.  In 3 1/2 hours. Let me tell you, it was an absolute BLAST!!!  It was hard, sweaty work.  There was hardly a second to catch your breath, and I ADORE it! I can hardly wait for my next class so I can do it all over again.  I brought some of my baked goods to work Monday.  Brownies and cookies to be exact, but the...

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School … the 1st week report

Well, school started last week.  And, aside from one of my teachers being out of the country for a funeral, it was great.  I am so excited about my Fundamentals of Baking class.  This one will be a lot of work but also a lot of fun.  I know there is a lot about baking that I need to work on, techniques that I can learn, and better ways to prepare dishes.  This class is going to get me started on my way to...

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