Category Archives: Baking

Exploring the Boston baking scene through Beantown Baker

The plan was simple:  Create a cookbook of family recipes to send to relatives for Christmas. That project inspired Jen Perez to do something that would reach many more people than just her family. She created a baking blog, Beantown … Continue reading

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Easter Means Peeps

Easter is Sunday, and with it comes Easter egg hunts and Easter baskets filled with jellybeans, chocolate bunnies and Cadbury eggs. But the brightest, most colorful Easter candy is by far the marshmallow peep. Peeps are marshmallow candies decorated with … Continue reading

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Tips on Measuring Flour

Over the weekend, I interviewed Jen, who runs Beantown Baker, for my Reinventing the News final project. While watching her make brownies, she gave me a tip on how to add flour to recipes. Flour, she told me, can be … Continue reading

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