About the blog...

A Scant Half Cup is a passion project. It's part recipe invention and part ramble. It's a challenge and a love letter.

Founded in August 2015, A Scant Half Cup sings odes to messes, adventures, and history. The blog would be nothing without friends-turned-sous-chefs or a boundless curiosity. Also, butter. Butter is essential.

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About the author...

Claire Bunschoten is a writer, researcher, and baker based in Chicago, IL. 

Claire graduated from Bard College in 2014 with a B.A. in History & American Studies and wrote her undergraduate thesis on the history and symbolic development of American apple pie. Ask her about it.