Archive for the ‘Baking’ Category

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 ...

Pastel Berry Pie

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

This is a beautiful, light, fresh pie that's just perfect for spring and summer. It can be made with just about any type of berry. The recipe originally appeared in the May 1986 issue of Sunset magazine. My mother found that adding gelatin made the pie set up ...

Pumpkin Beer Bread

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

This is a take on my beer bread inspired by a recipe I saw on Twin Tables. This was a very tasty quick bread, and a nice accompaniment to some of our favorite chicken apple sausages for a quick and warm meal on a cool and rainy spring evening. Pumpkin ...

Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

These are inspired by this AllRecipes recipe. It comes very highly rated. My version incorporates several of the changes recommended by commenters, as well as my own notes and changes. These turned out very well, and I'd happily go back to this recipe again when I want ...

Strawberry Bread

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

We got a four pound box of strawberries yesterday at the store and while we ate about half of them, some weren't quite as ripe, so I went looking for a recipe to use them up. This recipe is inspired by one on I think my version turned out ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

I wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving and a blessed holiday season!      

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Another fall tradition, I made pumpkin chocolate chip cookies this evening, as Shaun wanted some. We were talking about how the highs are only going to be a bit above freezing this weekend and that maybe we should make some chili or some homemade chicken noodles, and then the ...

Apple Pecan Bread

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

I used this recipe as a starting point for this very good apple bread. I did half granulated white sugar and half light brown sugar, used pecans instead of walnuts, and ended up needing a bit more oil and some water to bring the batter together. It turned ...

Mini Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

These are my absolute favorite pumpkin cranberry bread baked into a mini muffin form. Instant easy portion control and an easy to share treat for taking into work. I just moved desks on Friday so I'm finally co-located with the group I've been working with all year, and ...