By: Deanna Linder
I definitely consider myself a cook much more than a baker. Give me a very detailed, multi-step recipe for savory food and I will take it on with fervor. On the other hand, when I come across a “difficult” baking recipe, I run for the hills. The part I love so much about cooking is the process; tasting, seeing what’s missing, and seeing how a recipe developed along the way. With baking, I’m just too curious of a person to wait and see how it will come out. I’m so curious that my husband says that if I were a rapper, my name would be Nosey-D. (Apparently he thinks my curiosity is outright nosiness).
Every time I throw a lunch/dinner party, my menus are always planned ahead and generous. I go way over my head with the savory items, always making a variety of first courses and seconds. When it comes to the dessert, I usually plan for some great 12-step cake, but when I’m down to the wire, somehow I never end up having time for baking a baker’s cake (but am...
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