Bread #4 of the Year

Another variation, another success! I'm enjoying it and even more so, when others enjoy my creations. It could have been taken out of the oven 5-10 minutes earlier but it didn't dry out. It's just a little darker then I would have liked....more

Recipe Review: King Arthur's Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I've been putting off doing some true, from-scratch, gluten free baking for a while now. I've been baking for a long time and I have always loved it but this entire world of gluten free baking scares me. Have you seen some of the ingredients? Therefore, I've mostly only baked from mixes up to this point. ...more

Baking Weekend, Hits & Misses

(Last of the Fall flowers)This weekend was pretty quiet. The weather switched from constant rain, to beautiful sunshine....more

2 Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Cake

Well it's officially fall in Arizona and the weather is absolutely gorgeous!Even though the weather is still pretty warm here, I find myself starting to ...more

Basic Focaccia

One of the most versatile yeast breads you can make and I have to say my favorite.  I make focaccia for parties as an appetizer -big wooden cutting boards of sliced potato, onion and rosemary focaccia, oven roasted tomato and fresh oregano focaccia  and black olive and thyme focaccia....more

Lemon Bundt Cake with Citrus Glaze

Y'all, I made my first Bundt cake {and it turned out pretty well}!  It was surprisingly difficult to find a recipe with actual lemon in it.  I kept finding ones with lemon flavored soda, lemon flavored pudding, lemon flavored cake mix <-- GROSSThen I found this one.   ...more

Autumn Baked Oatmeal

It’s Monday so I want to keep things nice and light on the blog today.What better than some food inspiration!...more

Overnight Baked French Toast & Pumpkin Perfection

Please visit Kandy's Kitchen Kreations to see this week's new recipes, Overnight Baked French Toast and Pumpkin Perfection.  They are perfect for Fall baking on lazy, cool days.   The following links will take you there:

Something's Cooking

A few things are cooking around here today.Our pole building is getting started....more

Bread Making, I Still Like It

Well, as long as it's one loaf at a time. Hail to the bakers who are up at the crack of dawn, making hundreds or thousands of loaves a day. I've never been a huge bread person but every once in a while I like a warm piece of toast, slathered in butter. It takes me back to my childhood, especially when the days are cool. I've decided, for the time being to make my own bread. It's been several years since I've done this and I think it will be a while before the loaves are to my exact liking....more
The smell of bread rising is one of my favourite childhood memories. My mother didn't bake bread ...more