Category Archives: Baking

Challah Extravaganza

Yesterday and today, I made challah.  It’s an overnight recipe.  I had too many egg yolks in the fridge, and this is one way that I cope. It made eight loaves total:  2 plain, 2 filled with the caramel I … Continue reading

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Chocolate chip cookies in the name of science

I was forced – forced, I tell you – to bake chocolate chip cookies.  They were calling out to me from the ether, or my subconscious, or the Internet, which is more likely. I felt compelled to first try out a … Continue reading

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Almond Braid

There are times, when someone asks for a recipe, that it’s simply a matter emailing them the document that I’ve saved it in.  Or just jotting down what I do from memory.  Or making a copy of it, plus a couple … Continue reading

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Pie Crust Cookies

Ever get your pie crusts all nicely rolled out and still have some dough left over?  What to do, what to do… My mom taught me to roll them out flat and sprinkle them with cinnamon & sugar, and bake.  … Continue reading

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Light and Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits

I love buttermilk biscuits.  When I was growing up, my mom would make them regularly for breakfast.  We’d smother them with butter and jam or honey, and eat them by the truckload. Now that I’m baking them for my own crew, … Continue reading

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Crispy GF/DF Chocolate Chip Cookies

As the Moose gets older, he is becoming more aware that his food isn’t always the same as ours.  This isn’t always a bad thing; he enjoys having “his” foods that he doesn’t have to share. I, on the other … Continue reading

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Pie Dough – my current version, with tweaks

After seeing  a number of articles in the past year on pie-baking, I decided to make an effort to find a pie dough that was more than just an envelope for the filling.  I wanted something super-flaky, with a good … Continue reading

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