Tag Archives: flour

Failure:who’s fault is it?

I’ve been having trouble with baking here lately.  Often, things come out incredibly dense, almost as though I had forgotten to add the leavening, despite the fact that I used self-rising flour.  It was confusing, although things that used beaten … Continue reading

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Cake and grief

Yesterday was my son’s birthday.  He would have turned 21 yesterday, but he died when he was 10.  It wasn’t one of my better days, no matter how I tried to kick start my mood, and my mind often drifted … Continue reading

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Smaller cake recipe for smaller families

We all love dessert, but we all also don’t love their effects on our waists or our budgets!  So what is this answer to this terrible dilemma? Smaller desserts mean that we’re that much less tempted to have another slice! … Continue reading

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Learning to cheat as a cook

Several years ago, my daughter was mystified how I could “measure” things in the palm of my hand, and why she was completely incapable of doing so.   For the first time, I was teaching someone how to cheat on the … Continue reading

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