I love baking. In my kitchen there are two separate cupboards dedicated to just baking stuff – one for my bakes (gluten, dairy and egg free) and one for the rest. Plus the countless baking ware, spread across the entire room. I have around 50 cookie cutters alone. 50. They are really cool, I swear. Who wouldn’t want a moose cookie? Come on!
But then I look at YouTube or Pinterest, or one of the countless cooking shows on TV and I realize how far removed from this perfect baker’s life I am. My baking is nothing like what I see on screen. So here is the first one of Things no one told us about – baking, coming to you from a really inexperienced baker who always tries more advanced stuff than she should. [Read more…]