Tag Archives: Baking

Apple of my eye

I quote the bible of all cookbooks to me…The New Doubleday Cookbook…frequently. Last night, after a wonderful lunch with friends, I went grocery shopping and had it in my head that I wanted to make another pie, but not strawberry … Continue reading

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An Interesting End

So, I did wind up making the pie after a long wild day at work. I did something unusual. My plan was to make a struesel topping. I even broke out the trusty Doubleday cookbook to be sure I had … Continue reading

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Coconut Pound Cake

Okay folks – here’s the recipe I’ve been working with for the coconut pound cake. It is based off this recipe from King Arthur Flour’s website so it’s definitely not my own base recipe… ½ c cup room temp butter (one … Continue reading

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Tuscan Herb Flatbread

First off, this isn’t my recipe. I can’t claim it for myself. It is, however, adapted by me. And it came out pretty good so…here we go. 3 cups flour (I use organic unbleached AP flour but whatever floats your … Continue reading

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Is there such a thing as “Too Much Pumpkin”?

I am in a pumpkin mood. Moreso than ever before.  See, I bought a pumkin a week or so ago and roasted it. And made pumpkin puree. And used it in muffins. And it was good. When you find something … Continue reading

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Morning Muffins

This is the recipe for the muffins I made.  It is based on several recipes from my “bible” (The New Doubleday Cookbook) but mostly, I devised it myself. Suggested alterations: seeds instead of nuts dried cherries or blueberries instead of … Continue reading

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Blueberry Streusel Cake

This is the recipe for the cake on my facebook page yesterday…two qualifying statements – this is NOT my recipe, I actually followed one, but I might have done something a little different if I was feeling inventive…but I wasn’t. … Continue reading

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What’s in a recipe?

I think I’ve finally done it.  I’ve found the chocolate chip cookie recipe I’m gonna go with “forever”.  It’s pretty standard, but….I had to add a secret ingredient.  Let’s just say that while my biggest fans (read this as Mom … Continue reading

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New Attempt at Peanut Butter Chocolate Dessert Bars – Organic Style!

I will not rest until I make the perfect chocolate/peanut butter sweet treat.  So…I tried again.  I drove down the organic street tho.  Bought all organic/non-gmo/no pesticide, no additive, no anti-biotic stuff – EVEN THE COOKING SPRAY! So, I took … Continue reading

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One more before I rest

I’m not usually this prolific, I know.  But, I thought I would “get it all out” right now.  I’m about to defy all culinary aspirations (btw, pronounce that word culinary with a LONG “u” please…my mom would love it) and … Continue reading

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