My Friend Jack

My Friend Jack

I have a friend named Jack. I met him on his 7th birthday. He and I became friends because he has a great name. When I met him, I said “Oh it is so nice to meet you! My name is Jill and someone wrote a poem about us.” I don’t know if he thought I was as clever as I thought I was, but we did become friends. [Read more…]

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

When I was in pastry school, I was required to take a few courses in bread making. I learned a lot and enjoyed the classes, but I much prefer to study sweets. I know many people that are fanatical about bread.  Every day I hear someone proclaim, “Bread is my weakness.”  I am glad to know these people, and I love providing bread for them. But this statement is not true for me. [Read more…]