I baked a cake!
We had a few people over for dinner to celebrate Chinese New Year. I decided it would be fun to do a Chinese-style banquet.
Seemed like a good idea at the time…. I spent the entire day chopping and prepping.
Okay, … Continue reading.....
Yes, it’s another cake.
What can I say – I’ve been a little crazy lately.
We’re even going to attend our first Thanksgiving Dinner in 20 years tomorrow… But that’s another story.
This story is about cake.
A few weeks ago I mentioned that I … Continue reading.....
This is a do-over.
I first made this Apple Bread a few years ago from a recipe I found on-line. At the time I thought it called for too much sugar (2 cups) so I cut it back to 1 cup (among other changes).
It … Continue reading.....
My mother baked cakes.
She baked wedding cakes and groom’s cakes and birthday cakes.
Birthday cakes were always Angel Food.
I tried to explain Angel Food Cakes to a Belgian friend. It was a bit difficult as I have never made one and Europeans don’t … Continue reading.....
This is my new favorite thing to do with zucchini.
I’m done with baking sweet zucchini breads with Chocolate or Lemon or Fall Spices.
It’s cheese and olives and herbs from now on.
Seriously…. This was really excellent.
The French actually use the word … Continue reading.....
I didn’t think we were going to have a big plum harvest this year.
We walk past our biggest plum tree every morning, and, every morning, Guapa searches the lower branches for fruit.
She loves plums; she wasn’t finding any..
So I didn’t plan on … Continue reading.....
I made another cake.
Which, of course, means we had another dinner party because that is the only time I bake cakes.
I think I have found my niche as far as cakes are concerned: fruit and bundt pan.
In another life my specialty was … Continue reading.....
I baked a cake!
Which means I must have had another dinner party as that is the only time I make anything sweet (well, a few Christmas cookies).
I’ve been thinking about gingerbread lately. It was something my mother made often and I’ve always loved … Continue reading.....
I have been making this bread every week for the last 20 years or so.
I first started making it around 1992 as that is the copyright date of the cookbook I found the recipe in: “Ireland – Grand Places, Glorious Food Cookbook”.
There are … Continue reading.....
I’ve been seeing Lemon Zucchini Bread all over the internet these days.
Obviously, since it’s the season, I had to try it.
I had wanted to try it with yellow squash, but the potager didn’t cooperate and I had to use green instead. Actually, it’s … Continue reading.....