Category Archives: Breads

New books, summer, and me

I have been one busy person the past few months.  Unfortunately, things like this blog have been neglected in the meantime.  Good intentions don’t create real blog posts! So here’s what’s been happening. First, there was a “preview” book released … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday, so here’s a gift for YOU!

My birthday is the 19th of this month, and while I’m going to leave my age a bit mysterious (ladies are like that…) I am going to be celebrating it with family and friends on a camping trip.   So … Continue reading

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32 Small Breads

This is the baking season.  We have holidays coming, the weather is cool enough to do it, and the extra warmth in the kitchen isn’t the problem it is all summer.  That means its the perfect time to bake some … Continue reading

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Low key Labor Day menu

We’re not having a big barbecue, and we don’t have any company coming either.  We’re not going anywhere, and it’s a kind of stay-at-home-and-get-chores-done weekend.  We aren’t alone in that–lots of people are staying home between the price of gasoline … Continue reading

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The All American Biscuit

It’s hot off the presses! Today, The All American Biscuit was released on Amazon’s Kindle.  It’s biscuits and more biscuits, from biscuit history to biscuits of nearly every imaginable sort.  I’d have done A to Z, but…some of the letters … Continue reading

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November baking: easy breezy bread with popovers

Sometimes, we want a fresh, hot bread to serve with a meal, but we don’t want to devote a lot of time and effort into achieving that.  While there are numerous commercial products designed to satisfy that desire, they aren’t … Continue reading

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November Baking: Pumpkin Bread

This is the first of the recipes I’ll be posting this month. We’re entering the “hot” season for baking and cooking.  Face it, November has to be the national eating month, with the pinnacle being the American Super Bowl of … Continue reading

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Cheap hot dogs?

Face it, more of us than like to admit it are facing budgetary challenges the likes of which we’d not seen since we first left our parents’ homes.  That means we’re trying to find creative ways to stretch the food … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Buttermilk Biscuit Mix and some recipes

We all hate spending more than we have to at the grocery store.  We also hate getting things home only to discover that we should have read the label better while we were standing in the aisle.  One way to … Continue reading

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Bread pudding, banana foster style

In terms of desserts, one of the most popular ones in New Orleans is bread pudding.  While living there, I tried a lot of them  and no matter how much the restaurant or home cook claimed that theirs was different … Continue reading

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