Category Archives: baking

Townsends: Biscuits & Gravy – Where do they come from?

If you haven’t ever watched Townsends’ videos about 18th century cooking etc, this is a good one to start with. I pushed the video forward to the biscuit part, because the beginning is about an event from two years ago. … Continue reading

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Valentine treats – pickle cupcakes with whiskey cream cheese frosting

My new favorite YouTube personality – Emmi – makes an oddball treat for Valentine’s day. I guess they look much better than they taste.

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Baking on a cold Winter day

I know I shouldn’t do it, I really do, but baking when it is so very cold outside not only warms the stomach, but also warms up the house and makes it smell so lovely! Today I made a recipe … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies, anyone?

Do you have a favorite cookie? I tend to stick to bar cookies, like brownies or blondies (see killer recipe, below), but I also like peanut butter, spice, molasses, snickerdoodles … You get the idea. I like cookies!

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Thanksgiving Dinner Favorites!

It’s only a week until Thanksgiving! Like most of you, I’m planning dinner, getting supplies in, checking linens, cleaning house, and generally planning for guests and lots of food, food, food! This year I will be having dinner early, because … Continue reading

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Favorite homestyle baked treats …

I shouldn’t really be baking, but sometimes I can’t help myself. Of course, there are those times when I have things in the pantry or refrigerator that have to be used up – like those lemons that were in mine … Continue reading

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Yummm! Cake!

A couple of weeks ago, Menagerie suggested that we should have a cake post, and now seems like a good time. If you are having a celebration at your house, or attending one and want to take a dish to … Continue reading

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