A reader emailed me recently to ask if I had a post dedicated to the subject of wheat grinding, and I discovered that I really do not. There are a lot of snippets about it in various Q&A posts*, but I thought his idea of putting it all in one spot was a great idea. […]
Since so many people are baking bread right now, I thought I’d publish this so I can take a stab at helping those of you who have written me about your yeast baking troubles. (the bread pictured here is challah) Problem: My bread didn’t rise at all! If your bread dough didn’t change in size […]
The other day when I shared about the The Drab to Fab Ebook Bundle (which includes 15 ebooks for $15), I told you that the Cookie Cravings cookbook was the most beautiful ebook I’d ever seen, and that the recipes looked good (butter as an ingredient is always promising!) But a beautiful cookbook is only […]
Lisey needed some tea cookies for a tea party with her sisters and a friend recently, so we whipped up some very easy 3-ingredient shortbread. It was delicious, quick, and perfect with tea. You can find the recipe over at Lisey’s blog. See ya tomorrow!
…and then sit down in the office to bury yourself in the task of updating Quicken and writing a monthly money report, you will wander out an hour later, feeling all pleased with yourself. That is, until you walk into the kitchen and suddenly remember that you left bread rising. With no timer. Shoot. No […]
Until recently, I’d never eaten a hot cross bun. If you live in England, I know that’s probably unthinkable, but here in the United States, hot cross buns aren’t terribly common. But a recent grocery store ad had them on the front page, and I suddenly got the urge to make a batch. If you’re […]