Posted in March 2009

TWD: Coconut Butter Thins

Jayne from Barefoot Kitchen Witch (who has a great blog and always has such descriptive and marvelous pictures!!) picked this weeks TWD recipe, Coconut Butter Thins. I am a big shortbread and butter cookie fan – remember that blue tin with the stacks of cookies in the white paper? The ones shaped like pretzels with … Continue reading

TWD: Blueberry Crumb Cake

Sigh. Another week with delicious smelling goodies that I can’t eat. This week’s recipe, chosen by Sihan (check out her adorable site here!), was Dorie’s Blueberry Crumb Cake  a seemingly great standard for any brunch (and for my father especially who loves all that is blueberry!).  It looks and smells delish, but the true test … Continue reading

My First Artisan Bread Recipe

After seeing nearly every bread-related blog post I looked at come from a recipe out of this book, I figured I had to bite the bullet and buy it for myself. After all, I have tackled bagels and pizza dough for strombolis, both of which were fairly successful – I figured that qualified me to … Continue reading

TWD: French Yogurt Cake with Marmalade Glaze

My mother and I share very similar tastes in many ways (this always begs the question of whether what your mom eats when she is pregnant affects your taste buds??). We could both eat plates of anything with spinach in it, endless bowls of apple/cinnamon goodies, coffee ice cream, and probably a bushel of toffee. … Continue reading

Everyday Food Stromboli (and my cousin’s pizza dough)

Lent continues to be a challenge – especially on days like today, when it’s cold and rainy and sort of blah and supremely perfect for baking. Sigh. So instead of baking something sweet (the TWD French Yogurt Cake is taunting me…must…take…to…work…soon…), I opted for another experiment with active yeast  – this time in the form … Continue reading