Category Archives: Baking

just call me martha

i decided on some fairly labor-intensive treats for christmas this year. first, i made pfeffernusse in early december – they take a few weeks to soften. buckeyes have become a tradition every year – i started making them when we … Continue reading

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it’s beginning to smell a lot like christmas

man, did the smell of these cookies take me back to grandma’s kitchen! she always made pfeffernusse for christmas and i got to help roll the cookies into balls. i made some of these last year but using a more … Continue reading

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just eat it, eat it

that’s what i want to do with this cake! but alas, i can’t dive in just yet. the fella and i are headed to his folks’ for thanksgiving, and then mine, and i wanted to bring a treat for the … Continue reading

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happy spooktoberween!

so, the fella and i love us some halloween. this year, we went to a party at the home of some friends from college. they host a party each year with a different decade as the theme. this year was … Continue reading

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best. pumpkin. bread. ever.

so, the fella really loves pumpkin bread but i have never been quite satisfied with any of the recipes we’ve tried. so i went with the tried and true method of googling “best pumpkin bread” and found this recipe. HOLY … Continue reading

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everything’s better with chocolate

or so says the fella. while i love to experiment and try new recipes, he wishes i would just stick with chocolate chip cookies. always. every time i bake. but it’s autumn, darnit, and that means PUMPKIN! tomorrow a friend … Continue reading

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wonders never cease

i made something with banana, that is kind of healthy (compared to most of the things i bake)…and the fella actually likes it. he actually came out into the kitchen when it was done so he could try it (normally … Continue reading

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