Things Learned

1. Toasted Guinness bread with melted Brie on top is delicious.
2. Cookies fresh from the 350°F oven really are at 350°F.
3. Chopped dates make granola bars fantastically chewy. 
4. Manual can openers create sharp edges on the top of the can.
5. Bread dough can be made in 15 minutes flat, while washing your breakfast dishes.
6.  Greek yogurt and Nutella are a magnificent breakfast, snack, lunch, etc...
7. Basil and rose are an inspired combination in ice cream.
8. Earl Grey ice cream is the stuff of dreams.