I am an alchemist

Aloha, Namaste, How are ya'll today? I had a very interesting afternoon today and wanted to share my process of coping. So here goes. I am a person who likes to keep everything prim and proper and in its place. Kiddo is the exact opposite. She leaves things around even after repeated reminders. She washed … Continue reading I am an alchemist

Room Temperature Butter

Why is room temperature butter important in the first place? Because butter has certain unique properties that distinguish it from other fats used for baking. It’s solid at room temperature, but unlike other saturated fats, it’s whippable—in other words, it’s capable of holding air. This is important in baking because during the “creaming” stage, in which butter … Continue reading Room Temperature Butter