Category Archives: baking

Well, Jell-O there!

Hey, so let’s give this WordPress deal a try! I’ve been using Movable Type for eons, much to my brother’s dismay, so when I got more than 100 spam comments on one post over the weekend, he decided enough was … Continue reading

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cookie cutter fun

Cookie cutters are like shoes or books–you can never have too many of them! I was recently contacted by cookie cutter company Ann Clark. The Vermont-based company has been in the cookie cutter business for about two decades now, and … Continue reading

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chocolate cobbler

Oh, heyyyyy, what’s going on? I finished up my patternmaking classes, but I am hoping to continue with my education, since I really need it. I am starting a swimwear class this week, but don’t worry, I will not be … Continue reading

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oatmeal raisin cookies

Every Saturday morning I go for a longish run with my running buddies. This past Saturday we had blue skies and sun, something we haven’t seen here in Portland for quite some time, and we were even able to run … Continue reading

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instant gratification biscuits

I had a recent craving for buttermilk biscuits, but alas, I didn’t have any buttermilk, and I wasn’t willing to put that much effort into the venture. Lucky for me that I just happened to have a package of Bob’s … Continue reading

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A peepin’ good brownie

I like marshmallows. Many people, I think, like the idea of marshmallows, but they don’t actually like to eat them. “Too sweet” is the frequent complaint. But when you pair the marshmallow with graham crackers and chocolate, what’s not to … Continue reading

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it’s all about cake

It’s my brother‘s birthday today (the 12th. I should point that out in case I don’t post for a month or something). He is 16 months older than me, but lately people seem to think he is my younger brother. … Continue reading

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Compost Cookies

I saw these Momofuku Milk Bar Compost Cookies online somewhere, and seriously, any cookie that contains chocolate chunks as well as salty snack foods is a winner in my book. I can’t seem to locate where I originally found the … Continue reading

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let them eat … cake!

It was my mother’s birthday on Saturday, so I figured a cake was in order. I made a red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting, and it was pretty tasty. Peter refused to try it, claiming that the 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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hey hay

I have long been fascinated with these so-called haystack cookies that incorporate crunchy chow mein noodles. This was my first attempt at making them. I was going to use only semisweet chocolate, but I was told by several people that … Continue reading

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