Category Archives: Baking

Whole wheat bread, with tweaks

Today I had a friend over for a bread baking lesson. As is too often the case when teaching how to bake, I botched the bread. I let it over-rise, and it crashed in the oven. I’m sure she went … Continue reading

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Can she make a cherry pie…?

I love cherry pie.  It’s my favorite fruit pie flavor.  I occasionally get a yen for a blueberry or blackberry pie, and am occasionally seduced to a slice of peach or apple as long as it comes with ice cream.  … Continue reading

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Pie Crust

Right out of the gate, let me say that this is not an original recipe of mine.  This comes from Suzanne McMinn at http://www.chickensintheroad.com.  I highly recommend her blog; I have learned oodles.  For those that prefer to go straight to the … Continue reading

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Granola

Back in the day when I went to Camp Prince’s Pine every summer, one of the things I looked forward to was the food. Not all the food, mind you.  We had our dreadful meals just like most camps.  But … Continue reading

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No-Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

I discovered this recipe at Chickens In The Road, and knew that with all the peanut butter addicts around here, it would be worth trying.  Plus, with it being a GF/DF recipe, the Moose could eat them too. A quick … Continue reading

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Spices

I use a lot of spices.  We like food with plenty of flavor around here, so I go through spices in bulk quantities. Years ago, I figured out that buying them in bulk was the way to go.  Most of … Continue reading

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Burek – a way to use up leftover roast beef

Once the initial meal is past, and the family has eaten all the roast beef sandwiches any sane people can handle, what can a cook do to use up extra leftovers? My ‘journey’ to this recipe started with a trip … Continue reading

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