My new toy!
Isn't she lovely? Her name is Lola. I wanted to get a full shot of her but she's too big to fit into the frame of my point and shoot camera (as it is, this photo looks like it was taken by my cat.) But I don't care. I have a KitchenAid stand mixer! And I owe it all to Sarah, of TasteSpotting and The Delicious Life, and KitchenAid.com. I can't even begin to express how grateful I am, or how exciting it is to know that I will be able to make breads without worrying about my hand/wrist falling off. Plus, I'll be able to multi-task! How liberating to not have to stand at the counter while waiting for egg whites to thicken.
TasteSpotting is having another giveaway! If you think you don't have a chance, think again. Usually I never win random contests. Take that, HGTV Dream Home. This summer I have won two giveaways (earlier I won a fabulous cook book from Peabody!) It would be wonderful if this luck could carry itself into my Dutch Harbor job search...nevermind, I don't want to put a hex on anything.
Be warned that there may be a few bread based recipes coming soon!