I really like gingerbread. I just don’t have a favorite recipe yet. So, since I’m at my parents’ house for the holidays and have ample time for experimentation, I made two kinds. This one is from the ever-trustworthy Cook’s Illustrated back-catalogue. Continue reading “Classic Gingerbread (attempt #1 in the quest)”
This is admittedly a sort of baking blasphemy, but my brother asked me to make a Crack Pie for Christmas, and I didn’t feel like making the oatmeal cookie crust when there was so much other baking to do. So I cheated. I used a pre-made graham cracker crust. And, frankly, it was still great. Continue reading “The Lazy Girl’s Crack Pie”
I moved into the glorious new apartment on Tuesday – which was wonderful and stressful, as such things are. And, of course, having unpacked and organized my kitchen yesterday (because there’s enough space in this one!), the first thing I wanted to do was bake something. Continue reading “Oatmeal Butterscotch Crumble Bars”
I won’t play catch up with a full post about each of the four cookies I baked on Monday, but since I had requests for the recipes, I’ll provide them here. Continue reading “Holiday Cookies 2015”
So, I teach college, and it’s finals week. I have a mountain of grading to plow through, and, as it happens, I’m moving in four days. So, I bake.
I spent Monday in an all-day bake-a-thon, cooking up treats for myself and my weary colleagues. Baking is how I cope with stress and how I show love, so it works out well just as long as I keep going to the gym. I didn’t document any of those delicacies, but they started the streak that has lead to the creation of this blog. ‘Cause blogging totally justifies all this baking.