Category Archives: baking

gooey buns

I don’t know about you, but I am so impressed with myself for managing to put up two posts in two days! Ha! But anyway, some of my running buddies and I have developed a Thanksgiving Day tradition (we’ve done … Continue reading

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cookie time

‘Tis the season, you know, for COOKIES. I’ve been thinking about cookies quite a bit lately, and there’s one kind of cookie I want to master: the sabl

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Soon I will need to have my stomach pumped. I’ve eaten out a million meals in the last week, all festive and all fun, but it’s catching up to my girlish figure. And, there’s been lots and lots of cake. … Continue reading

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There will be baking

Well, it has been quite a week, and unforeseen events have prevented me from getting any sewing done. This weekend is also going to be quite busy, but there is much to bake! So speaking of baking, I conducted another … Continue reading

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Ch ch ch chia

In my first experiment with chia gel, I made these molasses spice cookies using chia gel instead of oil. Chia gel is made from chia seeds, which are supposed to be a superfood, packed with antioxidants, low in fat, and, … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cake

A friend of mine just told me I needed to blog about this rainbow cake right away, since she was sick of looking at Deedle’s teeth. I believe the words “gross” and “disgusting” were bandied about. So, here you go, … Continue reading

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Craving peanut butter

It might be in bad taste to have a post about peanut butter rice krispie treats, what with the current salmonella contamination of so many peanut-based goodies, but really, you can look at this as a public service announcement. Most … Continue reading

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the convergence of good things

Check it out! I made some English muffins! It’s kind of like the stars all aligned, and I was MEANT to make these muffins. Now, I may get a little rambly here, so skip ahead if you’d like. The muffin … Continue reading

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snowmageddon 2008

We are having a major “weather event” here in the Pacific NW, which has been pretty exciting (it’s probably nothing compared to what the rest of the nation usually experiences, but we Oregonians are an enthusiastic bunch). Right now it … Continue reading

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it’s holiday cookie season

I am a huge fan of the holiday cookie exchange. Some year I’d like to host a citywide cookie exchange. Wouldn’t that be fun? Or not. Anyway, I usually experiment with new recipes for the cookie exchanges. I don’t know … Continue reading

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