Baking, Life

Muddy Fork Bakery Sourdough Workshop

For me, cooking has always been a form of therapy. On a bad day, throwing myself into an unfamiliar recipe helps free my mind — I can focus solely on the task at hand. With so many of us programmed to constantly multitask, it’s liberating. I spent all day Saturday learning how to make sourdough bread […]

Life, Wedding Planning

Wedding Wednesday: The Food

James and I made our last trip home before the wedding over the weekend. It still hasn’t hit me that we’re getting married in a matter of weeks! We went home to finalize some details with vendors, finish up some DIY projects and do a little much-needed relaxing. One of the many things on our to-do […]

Life, Travel

BTown Eats: Cardinal Spirits

I’ve always been a vodka girl. In college, it was Burnett’s (just typing that makes me dry heave). In young adulthood, it’s Grey Goose. And, now, Cardinal Spirits.  And, they may soon turn me into a gin girl, too. Cardinal Spirits is a small distillery that recently opened in Bloomington, right along the B-Line Trail. I’ve […]

Life, Travel

An Indianapolis Institution

It’s been a long week for journalists in Indiana. After working some crazy hours, escaping to Indy for an evening was the perfect way to unwind. We had tickets to see Shakey Graves at the Murat with some friends (he was even better live than on vinyl) and decided to head up early to grab dinner […]

Barbara Harrington

Back to blogging

After a two-year hiatus from blogging, I’ve decided to relaunch The Broadcasting Baker! My good friend Molly’s recent foray into the blogging world inspired me. I look forward to reading her posts on Life Treats every week and doing so reminded me of how much I enjoyed having a creative outlet outside of the office. A lot […]