Jim’s sister took us to her favorite patisserie for the world’s best bran muffin. (Jim insists I pause after saying that.)
To her credit, it was the world’s best bran muffin.
Then Jim let her try a bite of his apricot Danish. It seems the world’s best bran muffin is no match for the world’s best apricot Danish. Jim ordered a second round for everyone.
Don’t let the location in the strip mall fool you; you must join us next time.
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Tagged Apricot, Bakery, bran muffin, Confidential to Dolores, Danish, Dolores, Jim Manhattan, Max, Patisserie Margo |
There, I’ve disclosed my undisclosed location, where I go to leave work and cares behind. Saint Honoré Boulangerie, a French bakery. How often I go, however, remains between me and my belt.
The fact that I’ve sampled the
Kouign Amann, Lemon Tart, Croque Monsieur, Quiche Lorraine and Chouquette really only tells you that I’ve been there at least once. Continue reading
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Tagged Almond, Bakery, Butter, Chouquette, Croissant, Food, Kouign Amann, lemon, OFG, Operation Feel Good, Portland, Saint Honoré Boulangerie |
Operation Feel Good is still on hold. Like other roads, mine has been paved with good intentions. After a few too many indulgences in Sonoma last week, my plan was to put OFG into operation. But then this morning, I had gone to my “undisclosed location,” my sanctuary, to think back on the last month of posts and the 2012 WordCount Blogathon.
That was a mistake.
The mistake was not looking back on the Blogathon, but heading to my undisclosed location, because it is a bakery, the site of the
Kouign Amann (okay, so that’s probably how butter pops into my thoughts) and Chouquette. Continue reading
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Tagged Bakery, Bread, Butter, Chouquette, Kouign Amann, OFG, Operation Feel Good, Undisclosed Location, WordCount Blogathon |
Tokyo to Paris to Portland, my story of macarons continues. I’m just sane enough to realize I don’t have the power to conjure the objects of my thoughts, but . . . Continue reading