I’ve been trying my hand at lots of gluten free baked goods using regular recipes with a gluten free flour mix. Many have been very successful. Today, I made a chou paste – using a very traditional ratio (I actually halved the usual recipe – so I used 1/2 stick butter, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 [...]
Last week, I hosted my book club. Not realizing that most of the ladies in my book club would be unable to make our discussion, I cooked too much. So what else is new. We read the book “Let the Great World Spin” by Colum McCann, which takes place in New York in the 1970s. [...]
Made them this morning. Also made them last week. Recipe coming soon.
Time for another student council bake sale. I got the e-mail yesterday. Luckily, this time, there are two additional bakers added to the mix and we are each responsible for 36 muffins. One of the parents had a healthy cookie recipe, but because the recipe had chocolate chips in it, it was given the axe. [...]
After re-living my youth in my last post, I realized that the granola I had in the oven while blogging was first made popular around the same time-frame. I used to call it Super 70′s Granola, but I think I’ll rename it “Bay City Granola” after the Bay City Rollers and San Francisco, where I [...]
When I was a kid, not so long ago, my mother would always have the best dinner parties. My three siblings and I couldn’t wait to dig into the hors d’oeuvres that she would make. She has always been big on pre-meal meals. Most people would be stuffed before going in to dinner – then [...]