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At-bun-ment

At-bun-ment

I only have two experiences with hot cross buns and oddly enough they both occur at a Whole Foods.  The first was at the Austin store I worked at when an English woman began to talk to me disappointingly that ” you Americans do not know anything about hot cross buns!”  When I asked her … Continue reading

The Unbearable Delightfulness of Scones

Nothing beats my new Scottish guilty pleasure: a warm, perfectly light fruit scone, slathered in cool cream and strawberry jam and then enveloped by a sip of breakfast tea. Even the thought cures all my homesickness, my chilled bones, and of course, hunger.  I suppose I shouldn’t call this a guilty pleasure, it’s a necessity.  … Continue reading