Here’s the thing: this wedding took place on the San Juan Islands off the coast of Seattle. I live in Boston. As it turns out, those two places are not super close together. The master plan started with six cakes baked in Massachusetts, frozen, packed into a backpack, and flown across the country. What, like
One of the perks of working at America’s Test Kitchen comes in the form of very exciting visitors. During my first week, Dorie Greenspan stopped in to see our kitchen, give an informal talk, and inform us all that she intended to move in. Between the perpetual smile and wire-rimmed glasses, she was adorable, and
I’ve had jobs in three different restaurant kitchens, and I didn’t feel qualified for any of them when I was hired. I’ve come to relish that feeling, most of the time at least, because it pushes me to learn the skills I didn’t have and prove my qualifications while I’m there. I love a challenge.