|From Adriana Baking|
Sometime this month a year ago, I would have been just discovering my love for baking, and all the joys that come with it. I would have been cautiously measuring flour, and asking my mother how much one stick of butter is. I would have been asking for help turning on our inconsistent oven. That day, I would have been just beginning my obsession with baking.
I realize that I have grown a lot since that time, and to think that I did not know how many tablespoons are in a stick of butter seems almost unimaginable. Not only do I now know how to turn on the oven, I know that it runs a little hot, and is very inconsistent. I can measure out a teaspoon of vanilla without getting out the measuring spoons, and I know to always reduce the salt in a sweet recipe by just a pinch after making overly salty strawberry muffins. Read the rest of this entry »