Behind The Butter

guess what i’m doing

PS–guess who is coming to my yoga studio on sunday!!!!

Hint: He hurts me. But I keep going back for more.

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  • sara
    January 14, 2011 at 11:25 am

    Dave Farmar??

  • Mary @ stylefyles
    January 14, 2011 at 11:27 am

    Looks like perfectness.

  • jen @ taste life
    January 14, 2011 at 11:31 am

    All I can say is: Thank God the chocolate is back. Though I have nothing against cheese.

  • Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin
    January 14, 2011 at 11:37 am

    Finally breaking the savory kick! YUM.

  • kristin
    January 14, 2011 at 11:45 am

    I hope this is not TMI. This morning in the shower my first thought: Hoooorrrrayyyy!! It’s Friday!!! My second thought. Noooooo savory week is ovvvverrrrr!! I love the sweets; they are wonderful. But Savory Week was so much fun. Can we do it again soon please?!

  • Jil @ Big City, Lil Kitchen
    January 14, 2011 at 11:51 am

    yesssssssssss! 🙂

  • Nikki
    January 14, 2011 at 11:55 am

    Is it BOB!?!

  • Estela @ Weekly Bite
    January 14, 2011 at 11:55 am

    Like I said on one of your early posts this week:

    Bring on the cookies! 🙂

  • leslie
    January 14, 2011 at 11:57 am

    dave farmar is NOT coming to your yoga studio. he is NOT.


    life is unfair.

    • Baking 'n' Books
      January 14, 2011 at 12:40 pm

      I was thinking Farmer Dave myself.

      Wait – is it Farmer Dave…Dave Farmer…? Meh – I just remember you talking about him a lot before on your blog 🙂

      And – what is that dessert?!

  • Ameena
    January 14, 2011 at 11:57 am

    Your photos are gorgeous! Absolutely amazing – especially that first one. I need to take a lesson!

  • Amber's Notebook
    January 14, 2011 at 11:58 am

    My husband would love it if I had a friend who baked as much as you. I just don’t have the skills!
    Amber’s Notebook

  • Courtney (Pancakes & Postcards)
    January 14, 2011 at 11:58 am

    There’s something about your blog that always makes me want to whip out my mixer and make some perfect buttercream. Except that I know that I’m not quite capable, so then I reach for the Betty Crocker instead… 🙂

  • Michele @ Healthy Cultivations
    January 14, 2011 at 11:59 am

    I knew you’d be baking again soon!! 🙂

  • Chicago Cuisine Critique
    January 14, 2011 at 12:03 pm

    Yum! I bet it feels good to be back at it.

  • Michelle
    January 14, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    Bikram Choudhury? Who is Dave Farmar?

    Bikram hurts me… and the only studios in my area are Bikram. I love it and hate it but Im claustrophobic and just can’t do it. 🙁

    Wish they had a power yoga studio in my area.

  • Amanda @ JustAmandaJ
    January 14, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    Oh man, I need to make some cookies asap now, gee thanks ;p

  • Jessica
    January 14, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    Baron Baptiste! Awesome! I live right by his Cambridge, MA studio (I believe it’s his first) and, while he’s there quite often, I’ve yet to see him. Hope you are enjoying your 40 days and YEY to bringing chocolate back! Although I also loved the savory stuff…

  • Heather
    January 14, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    Making a preggo drool? Yep, that’s what I thought….

  • Nikita
    January 14, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    Don’t tell me… Baron Baptiste…are you sure? Awesome!

  • Debbie
    January 14, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    Yummy!!!!!!!! 🙂

  • Allison @ Happy Tales
    January 14, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    You’re fixing up a batch of HEAVEN… that’s what you’re doing!

  • Michelle @ Turning Over a New Leaf
    January 14, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    My guess is for Dave Farmer!

  • Blog is the New Black
    January 14, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    YAY for sweets!

  • Stacey
    January 14, 2011 at 12:28 pm

    What are you doing? ………… Making me drool! 🙂

  • Stephanie
    January 14, 2011 at 12:35 pm

    Born to bake 🙂

  • Ashley
    January 14, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    I’m so glad sweets are back! 🙂 I’m running a half marathon in Arizona on Sunday and I need something to get me fueled back up! I’ll definitely be baking something Monday! 🙂

  • Laurab @ FoodSnobSTL
    January 14, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    Um, I loved savory week, and that looks very sweet. Promise you won’t ditch the savory all together?

  • Shutupandrun
    January 14, 2011 at 12:39 pm

    Jillian? One of the unknowns?

    We is Dave Farmar?

  • Jasmine @ Eat Move Write
    January 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    I really need a cookie cutter. Those little scalloped edges are too cute. All my cookies have to be round (as in the shape of my glasses). Looking forward to the recipe!

  • Mary
    January 14, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    I was going to guess Baron… but others beat me to it! I hope we’re right… I’ll be insanely jeally

  • Natalia - a side of simple
    January 14, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    The purpose of dinner is to get to dessert 🙂

  • Cathy B. @ Bright Bakes
    January 14, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    you can take the girl away from the butter but ya can’t take the butter outta a girl!
    cathy b.

  • Maria
    January 14, 2011 at 1:37 pm

    I have no guesses but you had me at melted chocolate!

  • chelsey @ clean eating chelsey
    January 14, 2011 at 1:39 pm

    ::gasp:: Baked goods during savory week!?!??!

    • jenna
      January 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm

      I’m a rebel without a cause!!

  • Amanda (Eating Up)
    January 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    YES. ELR & baking belong together.

  • Kristen @ That Hoosier Girl
    January 14, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    Mmmm no clue what you’re making, but I like the direction it’s headed. And apparently I’m totally out of the yoga loop because all of the names mentioned in the comments are getting googled here in about 2.2 seconds to help me make sense of this craziness 🙂

  • Liz @ Tip Top Shape
    January 14, 2011 at 1:49 pm


  • Carmen
    January 14, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    I hope it’s Dave Farmer! He came to my yoga teacher training out in Denver, CO, and was just the nicest guy. Really down to earth and just funny! It’s weird finally meeting someone that you spend so much time with, but never actually talk to. Have fun!

  • Moni'sMeals
    January 14, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    It is looking good!
    Happy Friday!
    Have a great Yoga class too. 🙂

  • Justeen @ Blissful Baking
    January 14, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    Ahhh baking!!! 🙂

  • Kathryn
    January 14, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    Ohhh, I hope it is Baron. He’s great. I took one class from him at Wanderlust in Squaw Valley last year. Totally awesome (and HARD!). I would love to do my next teacher training with him.

  • Heather (Heather's Dish)
    January 14, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    I don’t know what you’re up to but I so know it’s going to be delicious!

  • Erika @ FoodFitnessFun
    January 14, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Hurray for sweets! <3

  • M
    January 14, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    If it is Baron Baptiste I cannot wait to hear a LOT about this experience please?
    You are a lucky girl.I wouldn’t be at all surprised if you decided to do one of his teacher training workshops one day-I hear they are amazing and they are often in beautiful spots like Hawaii!

    I absolutely love savoury recipes and actually wish was much more savoury posts
    on your blog Jenna-just love them!

    Have an inspiring time at yoga!

  • Kim
    January 14, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    YEAH JENNA!!!!!!!!

  • Mary @ Bites and Bliss
    January 14, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    Making deliciousness? 😀

  • Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down)
    January 14, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    Mmm…once again, your blog has me craving chocolate and a whisk. 😀

  • Lacey @ Lake Life
    January 14, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    Gingerbread Yogis?

  • Christine (The Raw Project)
    January 14, 2011 at 3:37 pm

    Yum, back to baking and it looks amazing.

  • Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga)
    January 14, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    Is Baron going to make an appearance?

    Or maybe Adam is going with you?

    I would love to hear the deets on anyone “Famous” who ends up in your yoga class! And what your practice was like and all the info!

    Whatever youre making…looks amazing. Savory week’s over, right!? 🙂

    • jenna
      January 14, 2011 at 4:17 pm

      hahahaha the day Adam goes to yoga with me will be a special day indeed!

      • M
        January 14, 2011 at 8:34 pm

        At first glance I thought it was Adam too!

  • stacey-healthylife
    January 14, 2011 at 4:13 pm

    Whatever it is looks chocolaty good.

  • Michelle
    January 14, 2011 at 5:32 pm

    Making something delicious, I’m sure! Do tell!

  • Tasha
    January 14, 2011 at 5:54 pm

    Dave Farmer. May I have a cookie now? =)

  • Amy
    January 14, 2011 at 6:42 pm

    wellll I cheated to figure out who’s coming to your studio, so I won’t type my ‘guess’ but I will say THAT’S AWESOME!!!!! I hope I get to practice with that person someday!!!

  • notyet100
    January 14, 2011 at 8:08 pm


  • Melissa @ For the Love of Health
    January 14, 2011 at 8:59 pm


  • MB
    January 14, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    Baron!!!!!!! How awesome – can’t wait to read all about it, luck you!

  • Elizabeth@The Sweet Life
    January 15, 2011 at 5:24 am

    Is this the end of savory week? 🙂

  • Melomeals: Vegan for $3.33 a Day
    January 15, 2011 at 6:40 am

    OK, I have had my mixer stored at my X’s house.. I really need to get it and bring it back to life. Whatever you’re making looks great.

  • Gabby (Quest for Delicious)
    January 15, 2011 at 6:57 am

    Yeah girl! That’s what i like to see. (; Savory week was a very good thing too though.

  • Kristi
    January 15, 2011 at 7:07 am


  • Maria @ The Fitted Apron
    January 15, 2011 at 7:12 am

    Noooooooo! Oh no you didn’t. Ha.
    Is it Dave Farmer???

  • Marie-Journey to Body Zen
    January 15, 2011 at 8:05 am

    Looks like you are baking! Yay!

  • Mackenzie @ Whatever, Gatsby
    January 15, 2011 at 8:54 am

    WHAT?!?! IS IT DAVE FARMAR?! pardon me while i fangirl and then faint.

  • JessicaR
    January 15, 2011 at 9:39 am

    I just stared at that second photo for an unhealthy amount of time.

  • Emily
    January 15, 2011 at 9:45 am

    The baking is back!! Thank god, your baking and photos are total food decadence 🙂

  • Katherine: Unemployed
    January 15, 2011 at 10:28 am

    finger marks on the bowl right? yum

  • Kelsey @ Snacking Squirrel
    January 15, 2011 at 3:48 pm


  • Christine @ The Pantry Drawer
    January 15, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    it looks to me that you’re doing a whole lot of wonderful things!