Apocalyptic Garden Must-Have: Basil

One plant that I often forget to mention is growing in my garden is basil. It’s just so well-behaved, and I hardly have to pay it any mind, so I sometimes forget it’s there. This year I have only one variety, but I have grown as many as six different types of basil,...

The Hiding of Easter Eggs

I didn't intentionally set out to put Easter Eggs in this book, but my subconsious conspired with my muse and before I knew it, there were so many, I had no choice but to embrace the idea and have some fun. Elizabeth Bennett & Mr. Darcy There are two specific...

Elvis Has Left the Building

What's a baker to do when the receive a plea for your skills and only three days to make it all happen? I had a very last-minute request for two and a half dozen cupcakes, which sounds like no big deal until I tell you that there were four cupcakes in each of eight...

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