Tag: baking

Apricot Bread

Apricot Bread Read moreRosemary Grape Foccacia2 sticks of butter, melted and cooled 1 C granulated sugar ½ C brown sugar, packed 4 eggs 3 C flour, all purpose 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 1 C almonds, sliced 8 oz dried whole apricots 1 TBSP lemon juice 2 tsp almond extract Preheat the oven

Carrot muffins

The pelleted Romance carrots I planted in the fall weathered the days of freezing tempatures unscathed. I prefer the pelleted seeds because they space perfectly and grow perfectly. I developed a new recipe to follow my clean eating goals.   Carrot Muffins Read moreGood Luck1 cup sugar 1 cup coconut oil, melted 3 eggs, beaten

Apple Honey Challah

I love the recipe from Smitten Kitchen for Honey Apple Challah. I’ve made it a half dozen times, sometimes giving the loaves away to my Jewish friends celebrating the Sabbath or a holiday. I’ve made it with and without the apples. I prefer to make it in a three strand braid instead of the four

Woven Apple Breakfast

Read moreRosemary Grape Foccacia Read moreDinner party Read moreCardamon Pear Bread Woven Apple Breakfast Read moreThe Soup400 F   Read moreThanksgiving table1 sheet puff pastry, thawed overnight in the fridge 1 small to medium apple, peeled and thinly sliced Read moreApple Honey Challah¼ c chopped nuts ¼ c dried fruit (cherries, raisin, blueberries, crannies) Read

The Soup

I wanted Italian Wedding soup, the kind with the tiny little meatballs, but I am so picky about pre-prepared food items with ground “beef”. I suspect what is labeled as “beef” is really various cow parts. So, I found an easy recipe on-line for an Italian Wedding soup [here] and made a quick run to

Cardamon Pear Bread

I never buy fruit for the express purpose of baking with the exception of apples for pie at Thanksgiving. I bought four large Barlett pears last weekend for a dinner gathering but used only two. Pears eaten like an apple or peach is not my preference. I’ll slice them into a salad, like I did

Banana Walnut Bread

  I bought a Nutrimill Classic, a grain mill made by Bosch, the same Bosch that makes drills and equipment in the cordoned off section of Lowe’s. I bought the mill so I could start grinding or milling my own flour. They call it super flour because it has all the true parts of the