If you can find a good gluten-free baking mix that you like then by all means use the commercial product. I have found Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Flour to be very good and it is what I used before I started making my own. You can also make your own gluten-free mixture using the following … More DIY Gluten-Free Baking Mix
But when is enough – enough? Really? I know what you are thinking. Get over it. Go to the store and just buy some chocolate – but no! It’s so much fun to mess around with the different levels of cocoa and to add stuff to the chocolate bars and to master tempering the chocolate. … More Enough with the Chocolate Bars Already!
Yes, that is me, I am guessing I was about 3 ish… I found this photo in with some others which my mom had set aside for me. There are more of these iconic images of me whipping up culinary delights. I promise to share. I have no idea what I was making. Probably just … More Now what is she making???
If you have not already started to do your holiday baking – don’t worry! There is still plenty of time to complete the Holiday Cookie Baking Marathon! I have been doing it for years and this year, though I had a little head start, I was sidetracked by a family emergency. So now, I am … More The Holiday Cookie Baking Marathon Begins!
“Hummm…” that was my response to my neighbors query, “Hey – you want some green tomatoes?” And then, I remembered – Green Tomato Mincemeat Pie. This is a recipe which you just have to try – even though it looks kinda scary. The amazing thing is that the green tomatoes arrive at just about the … More Green is Beautiful…
Lately, I have been reevaluating my spending. Upon reflection I found that my chocolate bar habit was up to about $90 a month! I like high quality dark (70 – 90%) chocolate. Some might even go as far as to say I self-medicate. I adhere to the theory that chocolate is an essential anti-oxidant – … More DIY Chocolate Bars
Just this past weekend we were coming back from up north and we stopped at Phillip’s Orchards and Cider Mill on US 127, just north of Lansing, MI. We thought we would just get some cider, maybe some donuts, you know, the usual. But then the apples were everywhere! They had bags and bags of … More Have your cake and eat it too…