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Posts Tagged ‘baking’

Freezer Goodies?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

The Holiday Grand Plan involves baking treats and putting them into the freezer each week. When it’s time for holiday parties and Christmas gift boxes, you’ve got lots of different kinds of cookies ready. This part of the plan became controversial at my house. #1 son says that cookies which have been in the freezer […]

Lavender and Lemon Cake

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

I made this lavender and lemon cake yesterday, with whole wheat pastry flour and reduced amounts of butter and sugar. If this doesn’t sound appealing, then you might like the recipes Target included in their dorm life catalog. One involves putting a bunch of candy bars and gum into a plastic bag and microwaving it. […]


Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Crafting at last! Here are pieces 2 and 3 of SWAP Part III. I finished up the skirt of burgundy cord, and got the machine sewing done on the green linen top. “Linen” of course being a euphemism for “wrinkled.” The reason I got some sewing done was that the internet went down at my […]

A Kitchen Show

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Since, on Saturday, I took bad pictures before the show and during the show, all that was left for yesterday’s open house was to take bad pictures after the show. So here they are. These are Warm Nutty Caramel Brownies. This was #2 son’s favorite. “If I ate as many as I want,” he said, […]

Practicing Pastry

Friday, September 7th, 2007

My consultant kit for my new businessĀ arrived a couple of days ago. So yesterday, when #2 son got home from school, he looked around in theatrical consternation and said, “I would have thought that you would have been practicing using your new tools. Where’s the cake and cookies?” I admitted that I had been working […]

Am I Overqualified?

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

One of the things that has come up repeatedly in my conversations about this second job I am going to look for as soon as my car is fixed is the idea that I am overqualified, not only for the jobs I apply for or think about applying for, but also for the job I […]

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