(Get your minds out of the gutter kids.)
Why is it, when I try to “bake” something simple, I still can’t rock it out like my meticulous friend, BD? Case in point, making Peanut Butter Balls from Katie Lee’s “The Comfort Table” cookbook. Remember Katie Lee? She used to be Katie Lee Joel – as in Mrs. Billy Joel – and also, and I’d argue more importantly, was the first host of Bravo’s Top Chef. She sucked, and thankfully she was replaced with the gorgeous Padma Lakshmi.
I try to follow a simple recipe:
… and it was all fine. Until I took note of my presentation, as compared to BD’s presentation. Here’s BD’s:
… and here’s my presentation:
Clearly, I’m a disaster. But whatevs because at the end of the “baking” experiment, it all tasted divine. AND THAT’S WHAT REALLY MATTERS.