I Made Every Single Recipe from One Cookbook — Here’s What I Learned

Diane Callahan
21 min readJan 23
Title card that reads “Making Every Recipe from The Model Bakery Cookbook” with pictures of two cakes, a plum galette, and four-leaf-clover sugar cookies

My Villain Origin Story

As a goal-oriented person, sometimes I can be a little . . . intense. With over 258 items on my bucket list and counting, I’m definitely a person who Does Things for the Sake of Doing Them. Skydiving. Getting a tattoo. Visiting an alpaca farm. It’s all part of adding zest to life.