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High Altitude Baking!

When you’re living 5000+ feet above sea level, baking can become a little bit more difficult. The reason for this is because low air pressure causes doughs to rise easier and lose moisture faster. 154 more words

Good Sugar

Banana Chocolate Cookies

A friend once told me that my Valentine’s Day treats weren’t sweet enough. She thought that the holiday deserved something really sweet, not really healthy. Thus began my search for the decadently sweet. 256 more words


Valentine's Day Confession

A wise man once said “if I’m gonna tell it, then I gotta tell it all/damn near cried when I got that phone call/I’m so thrown and I don’t know what to do/But I gotta give you part two of my confessions”. 573 more words


Romancing the Avenue of the Volcanoes


How I learned to stop worrying and love diacritics

“Kevin, it is NOT pronounced “anos” it is “años!”  Our Spanish tutor, let’s call him Freddy, barked this at me during one of our lessons.   1,309 more words

Cinnamon Roll Muffins

After last week’s post on baking bread, I was craving cinnamon bread. But, as I mentioned, I don’t do yeast products. So, when I was scouring my recipe collection, one stood out – muffins based on cinnamon rolls. 297 more words


Second day of ski in Tyrolean Alps, Austria – ski adventure in Hintertux Glacier

What an unforgettable experience!!!! If you are a skier and plan to visit Austria then visiting the glacier should be on your list  :)

On this morning, we woke up at 7:30 a.m. 920 more words


Coors Field: A Laboratory of Innovation

     Coors Field is unlike any other sports venue in professional sports in the way that it tangibly affects on-field outcomes. Due to the high altitude in Denver, the air is thinner so the ball carries further. 1,158 more words