Sweet And Crumby

Baking, a Love Story


A Pancake Is Worth A Thousand Photographs

Banana, Macadamia Nut and Coconut Pancakes

Once you are back from a vacation, it’s hard to get adjusted to the real world.  A world that does not wait for you and does not allow you to sit idly by an ocean while you sip a Mai Tai and read your favorite book.  Now that is was the life. The quietness of Kauai still waves silently in my ear. The loudest noise was a more than occasional rooster singing his “cock-a-doodle-doo”. Continue reading


Why “Finals” Is the New F-Word and My Cheer ‘Em Up Chocolate Pancakes

Finals week.  Not many other two words could be uttered and elicit such a universally detested feeling, an audible groan and a few expletives shouted out.  I think I would rather say and hear the other f-word over and over again than have to deal with this f-word any more, and I am a fairly conservative girl mind you.

Either you remember your finals with disdain from back in the day, or you have kids who are suffering through them, or you are in the middle of those years right here and now when finals’ week is the abominable beast of your life. Continue reading