Spring has sprung and our garden is looking great! Shay has been working hard to keep it beautiful and happy. And of course, the kids are as silly as ever. And I’m just being me, that baking fool. This fool’s latest obsession is molasses. So naturally, I made cookies. Ginger Molasses Cookies 3/4… Continue reading Ginger Molasses Cookies
I love big buns and I cannot lie You other bakers can’t deny When a girl walks in with an itty bitty tray and round buns in your face You get sprung! Thanks ladies and gents. I’ll be here all night. Anyway, on to my day job, which I should definitely stick with… Pretzel… Continue reading Pretzel Slider Buns
Giant Cinnamon Rolls Dough 1 cup Whole Milk, warmed to about 110-115F 2 1/2 teaspoons Active Dry Yeast 1/4 cup Butter, melted and slightly cooled 1 Yolk 1 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg, freshly grated 3/4 teaspoon Table Salt 2 3/4 to 3 cups All Purpose Flour Filling 3 Tablespoons Butter,… Continue reading Giant Cinnamon Roll
I had amazing crabless cakes while I was in Kyoto a few years ago, and it turned into one of those recipes that I wanted to learn to make, but kept forgetting to do the research to make it happen. Finally, I came across a recipe that comes from a reliable source. I gave it… Continue reading Crab(less) Cakes
I have a confession to make. A deep, dark secret to reveal. I’ve been hiding something for years. Something that will shock my friends and family… Keep scrolling… Keep scrolling… I don’t like spinach artichoke dip. That greasy, oddly flavored, sloppy mess people ogle at restaurants. It’s the quintessential shared appetizer, for God… Continue reading Better For You Spinach Artichoke Dip
It’s been gloomy here in Southern Oregon lately, not that I’m complaining. It’s great weather to plant seedlings outside, and I’ll use any excuse to sip tea all day. These cookies are one of my favorites to munch on with a cup of English Breakfast and a good read. Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons Yield:… Continue reading Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons
Shay and I have been busy at work, surprisingly. Winter usually means a welcome slowdown after the chaos of the holiday season, but this year doesn’t seem to be the same. Despite all of that, we’ve still managed to keep the house (mostly…) clean, and we’ve started a garden! Last year, we tried unsuccessfully to… Continue reading Morning Glory Loaf And Spring Is Coming!