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 »
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.
I 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 »