Monthly Archives: October 2013

Researching a new ingredient

If you are like me from time to time you pick up something new that you nave never had before as an experiment.  The local bulk barn had bags of dried barberries for 99 cents a bag.  Well of course … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Pumpkin cookies with a treat

Okay this recipe is a lot like the oatmeal raisin cookies I have put up before but when it comes to YUMMY you really can’t beat these.  They are moist and chewy and tasty, just what you want in a … Continue reading

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Trying something a bit different

Today I decided I wanted to try and make orange cake from scratch.  Making muffins and breads is not so different but the technique is.  You want something fluffier when making a cake than you do with muffins, lighter than … Continue reading

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Trying out a new recipe or why did those raisins fall out?

Yup today I decided to bake.  Yes I know nothing new, after all I bake a ton.  Today alone I made lemon muffins, triple chocolate brownies and banana bread.  Along with making fresh jars of raspberry jam and blackberry jam … Continue reading

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Using chocolate chips instead of wafers

As you readers know I have been playing with making my own molded chocolates.  Melting and mixing the different flavored oils has been a great learning experience on what to use and what not to use. When making molded chocolates … Continue reading

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Oh boy I can’t wait

One of the joys of being a writer is actually getting paid for your work.  Well okay the biggest one is having readers but getting paid is right up there. Today I got my first payment from D2D and went … Continue reading

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The simple joy of cooking in the fall

I have been happily playing with new recipes and new techniques today.  The apple butter needed a bit more time than I thought but oh wow does it taste good. I let it simmer all night on low in the … Continue reading

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