Posts Tagged ‘cherries’

Life’s the pits

July 20th, 2009

31jq38HECaL._SL160_Jeff poo-poo’ed the cherry pitter when I bought it, but he was the one who looked for it today when I wasn’t home and Carter wanted cherries. I’m telling you: it’s just easier with a four-year-old.

Opening credits

May 21st, 2009

Editor’s note (July 23, 2009): A few months back, I got inspired to start a blog when I realized that nearly all of my Facebook posts were about me and my 4-year-old son, Carter, baking. My best friend, Dawn, encouraged me to start to writing immediately, so the blog wouldn’t feel “empty” when I officially launched it.

To make this dream a reality, many thanks to Dawn and Adam at Rare Brick for the design; to my niece Elyse for getting the right shot; and Lynn, who gave me my first Internet job, for the idea to include

“Carter’s take” (look for the cupcakes).

I’m deeply grateful to my mom for giving all six of her children the opportunity to experiment in the kitchen starting at a very young age, and of course to Carter for our special time in the kitchen together.

The hardest part of writing is starting, so you just have to start somewhere. Here goes:

May 21

I know Alton Brown is not a fan of mono-tasking kitchen gadgets, but a cherry pitter just makes life so much easier when you have a four-year-old who loves cherries.