Patience and Cheesecake | Saturday Thoughts

Hello and hello! For the people who keep up with my blog, I’m sure you’ve noticed that I’ve been a bit absent. I’m nearing the end of my summer college courses, which means lots of prep work for finals and presentations. My mind has been very focused on the more academic side of my life…

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls!!

Hello, everyone! This was my last culinary assignment, and I wanted to share it with you all. I’ll definitely be making these again soon, and I highly recommend you do too! You can view the recipe here. Have you been doing a lot of baking these past two months? Let me know in the comments!…

Homemade Chocolate Cake and Cookie Dough Ice Cream!!

I told you all I was baking a lot this week! To go with our Korean dinner, I prepared this chocolate cake and chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. It was crazyyy good, and I highly recommend you try it–you don’t even need an ice cream machine! I’ll have another treat to post on Monday,…

Homemade Pizza!!

Hello and hello, everyone! I’ve been baking and cooking up a lot of good stuff these past few weeks. Mother’s Day is tomorrow, and I have a lot of dishes I’m going to make for dinner, plus some awesome desserts, so I’ll be sure to post those. Since Thursday, I’ve been preparing my pizza dough,…

Homemade Baguettes!!

Hello and hello, everyone! I am currently in the bread unit of my culinary class–I only have two more assignments left :(– and I wanted to share them with you all. If you would like to make them as well, use this recipe. Warning: this is very time-consuming and requires a lot of patience. But…

Quarantine Baking!!

Since baking is one of my favorite things to do (hence the name Sammicakes!) and because I have assigned pastries to make for my culinary class, I wanted to share all of the sweets I’ve made in the past few weeks! I’ll attach the recipes at the bottom of the page in case any of…

How I Want to Change the World: Scholarship Application

Before I discuss majors, I must admit that I see myself as a writer first and a bakery owner second. That being said, I have an ardent love of science and all things food, and one career path I plan to have would be able to combine the two. Firstly, I made sure to push…

Wind and Cake (Final Part)

The Contest: Child’s Play The rest of the kids came around 8:05. There were twenty kids including himself, ranging from ten to seventeen. All of them came and sat down on the chairs and assembled into their friend groups. (One of the groups made it a big fuss for all of them to sit down…

Wind and Cake (Part Two)

Part Two lucks and losses featuring: cold yet caring—not enough—the contest: child’s play—what’s the use of feeling blue?—and cyan frosting       Cold yet Caring   Peter had slipped out of Clementine’s house around five in the morning. He had walked back to his flat in dark, pensive silence. The world around him was…

Wind and Cake

A Hybrid   Beads of sweat were gathering about his neck by time Peter had reached the bakery. The sun was at its biggest, brightest, and most violent at the scalding hour of noon. The sign of “Emma Sweetwater’s Bakery” had not yet dimmed to black, meaning that whatever happened to the strict closing time…