Category: Baking

Playing with bread dough

Escapades in Bread Baking, Part III: Deciding to Play

Many times in my life, I’ve been in friends’ kitchens, baking something together, and I’ll see them nonchalantly use the same measuring cup to add both the flour and the water to a batter… and a little voice inside me starts shouting, “No!!! You’re doing it wrong! How could you possibly use a dry ingredient cup to add a wet ingredient?! That’s wroooooooong!” And a part of me clenches up, feels a tiny bit of pain, and generally manages to keep my mouth shut. Because: It. Doesn’t. Matter. Continue reading “Escapades in Bread Baking, Part III: Deciding to Play”

Easy Gluten-free Breakfast Muffins in the tin

Easy Power-packed Breakfast Muffins (that happen to be gluten-free)

These awesome, power-packed breakfast muffins are made with almond flour/meal, oats, carrots, and zucchini — which means they’re gluten-free and healthy-ish without tasting like it. I’ve been making them for years, and instead of sharing the recipe piecemeal, it’s high time I posted it here. (I’ve put it off in part because, well, they’re a little homely). Continue reading “Easy Power-packed Breakfast Muffins (that happen to be gluten-free)”

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge (AKA egg-less cookie dough)

I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since my last post. I also can’t believe I’ve been a digital nomad for more than a month. Finding time to bake anything has been hard, and finding time to post about it even harder. But it’s high time I shared this simple and surprisingly delicious no-bake treat with y’all! Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge (AKA egg-less cookie dough)”

Blackstrap Molasses Gingerbread Loaf

Blackstrap Molasses Gingerbread

While everyone else goes nuts for pumpkin spice, for me the first day of fall means it’s seasonally appropriate to bust out the molasses. Because gingerbread is everything. But it’s unreasonably disconcerting to make ginger/molasses treats in summer. Maybe I’ll get over that someday… in the meantime, it’s now fall, and I can dig into fall flavors to my heart’s content!  Continue reading “Blackstrap Molasses Gingerbread”