Archive for the ‘Baking’ Category


Sunday, June 4th, 2017

This German street food is one of our favorites. A bit time intensive, but worth the effort at least a few times a year! Bierocks Makes 15 bierocks, 6 dinner servings 2 tbsp canola oil 4 cloves garlic, pressed 3 lb ground beef (I use 15% fat) 3 teaspoon kosher salt 3 teaspoon black pepper 1 tsp ...

Mini Banana Bundt Cake

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

This is just my favorite banana bread recipe, with half white sugar and half light brown sugar, baked in a little 6 cup bundt pan. It only took about 35 minutes rather than an hour. Winning all around! Mini Banana Bundt Cake Makes 1 small cake Ingredients 3-4 small to medium very ...

Nectarot Upside Down Cake

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

This delicicous cake is based off one I found via Pinterest. The buttermilk adds a subtle tang. The original recipe called for nectarines, but this would work well with any stone fruit. I used some of the surplus of nectarots (a hybrid of nectarines and apricots) in ...

Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

This excellent recipe comes from King Arthur Flour. I upped the spices a bit, used a full small can of pumpkin, and made them in my mini doughnut pan, so I ended up with 32 mini doughnuts instead of 12 large ones. The recipe on the King Arthur ...

Apple Pie

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

A delicious apple pie to use up some of the apples from the CSA. :-) I just used my go-to recipe from Joy of Cooking, blogged here.

Product Review: Immaculate Baking Co. Cranberry Orange Scones

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

I saw these Immaculate Baking Co. Cranberry Orange Scones at the grocery store this morning, and they intrigued me greatly. They were with all the other dough in a can type things like the crescent rolls, but this company does an all natural product and had a very interesting ...

Double Chocolate Double Cherry Cookies

Friday, March 30th, 2012

These are a creation of mine inspired by a couple recipes in my favorite cookie book, The Colorado Cookie Collection. It's a deliciously rich, cake-like cookie that goes over well with just about anyone. :-D Double Chocolate Double Cherry Cookies Makes about 56 cookies 2 large eggs 1 tbsp pure ...

Deep Dish Sourdough Pizza

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

We love Chicago-style pizza, and there's just none to be had in Seattle. I found a recipe for sourdough pizza crust on the King Arthur Flour website, and gave it a go in a cast iron skillet. It turned out really well! We went cheese-less, but if ...

Cinnamon Apple Flatbread

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

This recipe is originally from King Arthur Flour. I've modified it a bit based on what I have, so my version is below. This was a really tasty, sweet but not too sweet bread that was perfect for autumn. I got to use my sourdough starter too ...

Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

These are some of the best oatmeal cookies you will ever have. Soaking the cranberries is the secret that makes these cookies so wonderful. The technique also works well with raisins, if you prefer. Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Makes about 4 dozen cookies 3 eggs, well beaten 1 cup dried cranberries 1 ...