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Adventures

As you know, I love nature and the outdoors and I try to spend adequate time enjoying all that it has to offer.  One of my favorite outdoor companions is my dog, Toli.  She absolutely loves exploring and getting rugged, despite her gracefully aging body.  She's a young pup at heart and in spirit, though. I'm always trying to find new and different places for us to go and mix things up.  I like to call these trysts "adventures" because,…

Gluten Free Baking Tips and Thoughts

‘Gluten Free’ is a phrase that more and more ingredients, recipes and restaurants are using. People with Celiac Disease and gluten intolerances seem more prevalent than years ago and these people deserve to eat delicious baked goods just like the rest of us. Gluten free foods have come a long way in terms of taste and texture. Breads used to be rock hard and crumbly with a high price accompaniment. Through experimentation and trial and error, there are now ways…

A Bit More About Me

HI, MY NAME IS JEN AND I’M BEGINNING A QUEST. A QUEST TO NOT ONLY BETTER MY SKILLS AT BAKING, BUT TO ULTIMATELY HONE THE CRAFT OF BAKING TREATS AND GOODIES THAT INCORPORATE HEALTHIER, ALTERNATIVE INGREDIENTS.I’M PRETTY MUCH STARTING FROM THE BEGINNING, TAKING CLASSES TO LEARN PROPER BAKING TECHNIQUES AND FUNDAMENTALS AND THEN TRANSITIONING IN LEARNING ABOUT HEALTHIER, 21ST CENTURY STYLE BAKING TECHNIQUES AND RECIPES. I WOULD LOVE FOR ANY OF YOU TO FOLLOW ME ALONG ON THIS JOURNEY! (more…)