Christmas Baking: Biscotti – A New Recipe

Christmas Baking: Biscotti – A New Recipe

  Behold the beautiful biscotti that will be gracing my gift tins to family and friends. Now I know that I just posted a biscotti recipe not too long ago, but I wanted to...

Roasted Red Potatoes

Roasted Red Potatoes

  I have made these potatoes at least a handful of times now but have never managed to snag a picture until tonight. So here they are, finally gracing my blog. These are by...

Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Peanut Butter Dog Treats

  I usually groan every time I go to PetSmart and look at the price of the “good” dog treats. I mean, buying the “cheap” ones isn’t an option because my dog is a...

October Daring Bakers: Bostini Cream Pie

October Daring Bakers: Bostini Cream Pie

  Having successfully completed my first Daring Bakers challenge in September, I was eagerly awaiting my next; however, when the new challenge was announced for October, I was afraid… very afraid. Custard. The dreaded...

The Perfect Omelet

The Perfect Omelet

  I saw a recent episode of Barefoot Contessa in which Ina made this recipe, and it looked absolutely delicious (as most of her recipes do!), so I bookmarked it. Since I was just...

Soft Pretzels: Part II

Soft Pretzels: Part II

  Ahh, the beloved soft pretzel. Before this past winter I didn’t realize that making them at home was so relatively easy. Sure, it takes some time with the rising and the baking soda...

World Bread Day ’07 ~ Brown Sugar Raisin Bread

World Bread Day ’07 ~ Brown Sugar Raisin Bread

  I am probably the last person that needs a reason to bake a loaf of bread, but since today, October 16th, is World Bread Day, I figured it was a perfect day to...

Sweet Dinner Rolls

Sweet Dinner Rolls

What goes better with a big bowl of warm beef stew, than a soft and sweet roll fresh from the oven? Since work was a little slower yesterday I took advantage of the extra...

Hearty Beef Stew

Hearty Beef Stew

Beef stew always reminds me of having fall and winter dinners at my Grandma’s. She would make a dish similar to this and I would always take as little meat and vegetables as possible...

September Daring Bakers: The Cinnamon Roll

September Daring Bakers: The Cinnamon Roll

This was my first challenge as a member of the Daring Bakers group and I was excited to tackle it! To be completely honest, I was overwhelmingly relieved that my first challenge appeared to...