Strawberry Rhubarb Pound Cake Bites

Strawberry Rhubarb Pound Cake Bites | Flour and Fancy

There’s nothing better than baking with flavors that celebrate the season.  With spring in full swing, there were two flavors that immediately came to mind when baking: strawberry and rhubarb.

Pound cake is perfect for any occasion – or no occasion at all – at any time of the year, and when combined with flavors of the season, it borders on perfection.  When I was working on the recipe for this pound cake, I knew I had to incorporate some spring and summer tastes into the batter.Read More »

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Garden Beginnings

Garden Beginnings / Flour and Fancy
This year, spring has brought such a sense of rejuvenation in me.  I notice myself pausing to truly immerse myself in the changing beauty around me in a way I haven’t in the past.  I’m taking life slower – stopping to inhale the sweetness and appreciate the majesty.

Garden Beginnings / Flour and FancyI find that I’m savoring more – food, company, nature – and I feel more in tune with self.  I’ve committed to trying to achieve a more mindful existence, not allowing the hustle and bustle of each day to prevent me from appreciating individual moments.  While much of that I attribute to allowing myself to slow the pace, delving into a new and already much-loved yoga class, and thinking more deliberately, I have to admit the large role my garden is playing the process.Read More »