baking

Bacon Fat Gingersnaps [and Honey Cream Cheese Dip]

Thanksgiving is synonymous with turkey and mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and (shudder) green bean casserole, but in my household, it always means the annual appearance...

Eggless Cake Ideas to Inspire

[wpsm_quote author="Amber Pixie" float="right" width="10"]I have chickens and so an abundance of eggs, but Craig from CakeJournal has taught me something new with many of...

Things I Love: Keeping the House Warm

Happy Imbolc, lovely people, and Lá Fhéile Bhríde shona dhuit, or Happy Saint Brigid's Day to you! It's the full moon, the beginning of February, and...

Recipe Box: Oatmeal Applesauce Cookies with Maple Drizzle

Sometimes you just need a bit of warm, sweet comfort food. This happens to me when the wind outside is cold and howling and you...

Cheese-making attempt #1 – Failure into Soup

Do NOT use heavy creamwhen making this cheese. I love cheese, and have long been wanting to make some in my...

Recipe Box: Farmer’s Bread and Homemade Croutons

As the temperature plummets into fall, I've been finding myself wanting something - anything - hot and fresh out of the oven.  I am craving...

Best Ever Biscuits

Breakfast is a big deal in my house, and one of my household's favorite comfort foods is homemade Biscuits and Gravy.  Now, everyone seems to...