I get nervous trying new recipes sometimes. I mean, who doesn’t? You never really know how it’s going to turn out – especially when it’s not posted by amateur bakers like yourself. Trying to mimic professional cooking conditions is not so easy when you rent an apartment with an electric stove and limited kitchen space.Continue reading “Chocolate Truffle Tart . . .”
Just a friendly neighborhood reminder that sugar cookies aren’t just for Christmastime, and folks, my mom’s recipe is still the most delicious one I’ve ever used! I made these recently to celebrate the season!
Until this week, I had never made cheesecake before, but at student request I undertook my very first. I found this recipe and, after salivating (ridiculously) over the (ridiculously) delectable photos on Jennifer McHenry’s blog, I decided it would be my first foray into the land of cake and cheese. I’ll let you go to theContinue reading “Bring on the Cheesecake”
“Jumping the Shark“ is a phrase used to refer to the moment when a tv show (or pretty much anything now) makes a drastic turn into the bad neighborhood of quality without any hope of recovery. Apparently it comes from an episode of the TV show Happy Days. via I Just thought everybody should learnContinue reading “Vocab Lesson”
I think everybody could probably take a lesson in cake-enjoyment from my foster niece (ahem: fniece), Bella. I hope you enjoyed that as much as she did, but, well, I’m not sure that’s possible.
I have been apple picking four different times in the past few weeks. In addition to a raging case of poison ivy (and potentially-but-hopefully NOT . . . Lyme disease?), I have been given some remarkable opportunities to creatively use apples. By the time I had finished a small batch of apple sauceContinue reading “The Apples of My Eye. . .”
Another Psalm/Hymn for you all from that lovely church Psalmody I found tucked away in my childhood home. . . Happy Sunday!