02/22/2012 09:07:50 AM

So, I’ve decided that WordPress is just not working for me. Apart from all the issues I’ve been having loading pictures, it’s just a really frustrating host for a blog. However, I am moving this blog to Blogger. If you’re look

Daring Bakers’ January 2012 Challenge: Biscuits

01/27/2012 09:08:32 AM

 Audax Artifex was our January 2012 Daring Bakers’ host. Aud worked tirelessly to master light and fluffy scones (a/k/a biscuits) to help us create delicious and perfect batches in our own kitchens! Ingredients: 1 cup (240 ml) (140 gm/5 oz) ...

White Yule Fruit Cake

12/20/2011 15:07:00 PM

I’ve made this fruit cake a few times for the holidays, so i know it’s a yummy one. It’s best if you make it a few days ahead, so that the glaze can really soak into the cake. First, mix the raisins and cherries in the orange juice.

Sourdough Muffins

12/13/2011 14:10:55 PM

So, I wanted to use a bit of my sourdough starter. His name is Poe (yes, I named my sourdough starter) and he is fabulous, and it’s about time I use a bit of him in muffins. It’s a super easy recipe. So, mix all the ingredients, leaving ...

The Daring Bakers’ November Challenge: Sans Rival

11/27/2011 00:00:38 AM

Catherine of Munchie Musings was our November Daring Bakers’ host and she challenged us to make a traditional Filipino dessert – the delicious Sans Rival cake! And for those of us who wanted to try an additional Filipino dessert, Catherine ...

Pecan Pie

11/24/2011 15:36:46 PM

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Of course, the staple at  my house is pecan pie. This year, though, I wanted to try it with a bit of alcohol in the mix. Most of the recipes call for bourbon, but since no one drinks that at home, I used grappa ...

Maple Pecan Shortbread Cookies

11/16/2011 14:55:30 PM

I wanted to make cookies today, and this recipe just called to me. It’s a recipe from Two Peas.

The Daring Bakers’ October Challenge: Povitica

10/27/2011 20:57:09 PM

The Daring Baker’s October 2011 challenge was Povitica, hosted by Jenni of The Gingered Whisk. Povitica is a traditional Eastern European Dessert Bread that is as lovely to look at as it is to eat! Prepare the yeast mix first. Prepare the ...

Cinnamon Rolls

10/26/2011 16:36:06 PM

Now that fall is here, all those great, comfy foods that we love have alsostarted to surface, so I thought today was the perfect day for some cinnamon rolls. Heat the milk and add the yeast. Let it sit fot a few minutes. Then add the eggs, salt, ...


10/19/2011 18:42:02 PM

It seems like I’m a bit of an international mood these days. Last week I made Norwegian cookies, and today I made German ones. First, heat the molasses with the butter. (I didn’t have molasses so I used brown sugar instead) Let cool and ...