Category: Baking

Cookie Hustle 254 to the Rescue

Cookie Hustle 254 to the Rescue

A surprise in the mail: custom, handmade sugar cookies in two styles, a cheery, bright ice cream cone, and cheeky “Feel a latte better” coffee cup.

We Call Them “Mema Rolls,” She Called Them “Refrigerator Rolls” – Call My Grandmother’s Delicious Yeast Rolls Anything You Want, but Don’t Call Me Late for Dinner if You’re Serving Them

We Call Them “Mema Rolls,” She Called Them “Refrigerator Rolls” – Call My Grandmother’s Delicious Yeast Rolls Anything You Want, but Don’t Call Me Late for Dinner if You’re Serving Them

My grandmother “Mema” fed us in classic grandmotherly style: something was always just out of the oven, just for you. Here’s her legendary yeast roll recipe.

Found Recipe: Swedish Apple Cake, or “Äppelkaka” 

Found Recipe: Swedish Apple Cake, or “Äppelkaka” 

A friend and colleague’s perfect execution of a traditional Swedish apple cake, with the (translated) recipe. A great candidate for the holiday table.

What’s for Breakfast? Roasted Tomato, Mozzarella, and Spinach Quiche

What’s for Breakfast? Roasted Tomato, Mozzarella, and Spinach Quiche

Next-gen newlyweds perfectly prepare a Pinterest quiche recipe for breakfast. The future looks bright with this couple in the kitchen.

Found Recipe – Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Found Recipe – Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Another great recipe find: a moist and dense Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with fresh pineapple and NO MARASCHINO CHERRIES!

Baking with Myrna Loy and William Powell

Baking with Myrna Loy and William Powell

Classic movies are a great Christmas cooking companion.

Haiku: Christie’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

Haiku: Christie’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

My neighbor is a smart and funny Southern woman, a successful writer of romantic and teen fiction, a devoted wife, mother and friend, and a wonderful hostess.  She also makes the best pound cake I’ve ever eaten. Christie recently served her homemade sour cream pound cake at […]

Sweet Potato Biscuits: Family History, Love on a Plate

Sweet Potato Biscuits: Family History, Love on a Plate

Sweet Potato Biscuits are made on special occasions in my family, and epitomize the feeling that Food is Love. Well, it is. Try them and see.

One-Hour Best Beer Bread

One-Hour Best Beer Bread

Quick one-hour beer bread makes a great accompaniment for hearty soups and stews.

Glover Gardens Comfort Cookies

Glover Gardens Comfort Cookies

Who doesn’t love a big, soft, goodie-packed cookie?  I found a great basic oatmeal cookie recipe on the Quaker Oats lid, and have been “doctoring it” for years with yummy additions like dried cranberries and chocolate chips.  It’s one of those recipes that changes almost […]


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