Tag Archives: Baking

Buttery Pretzel Puffs

I’ll admit it before anyone: I’m a busy-glorifier.I take pleasure in being able to say “Oh, I’m so sorry I couldn’t get to that, but I’ve just been SO BUSY!” And this quote is usually followed by a groan or … Continue reading

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Sunday How-To: Delicious Wheat Bread

So many people email and tell me that they’re “so scared” of making yeasted breads. They swear that there’s something wrong with them and that they just can’t get yeast to work. Their breads come out too dense, they don’t … Continue reading

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

I haven’t spent very much time baking these days. Part of it is that I really just don’t have the time, and part of it is that, to be honest, I really am watching what I’m eating… and if I … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Apple Cider Fritters

I very rarely make gluten-free treats. Ok, that’s not completely true. I make gluten-free food all the time, just not for the sole reason of it being gluten-free. I don’t have any sort of gluten intolerance, nor do I toy … Continue reading

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Vanilla-Raspberry Fluff Cake

Way back in college, and I think I’ve talked about it here somewhat, I really discovered that I loved to cook when I first lived off-campus. I started with simple family recipes: pizza chicken, ratatouille, roasted potatoes…easy stuff. Then, on … Continue reading

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