Tag: baking
Bacon Fat Gingersnaps [and Honey Cream Cheese Dip] from Pixiespocket.com - a rich, delicious cookie with a smoky twist! Beautiful when paired with the heavenly honey cream cheese dip.

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 of Bacon Fat Gingersnaps. There is a lovely piece of pottery that lives on my stovetop, and it is into this gooey ceramic jar that I strain my ...

Eggless Cake Ideas to Inspire

I have chickens and so an abundance of eggs, but Craig from CakeJournal has taught me something new with many of these egg-free cake ideas!There are many reasons you may wish to avoid eggs in your diet. Unfortunately, in baking, most recipes require eggs to bind all of the ingredients. However, whether you're vegan, ...

Things I Love: Keeping the House Warm

It's the full moon, the beginning of February, and the ewes are swelling with life! So am I, for that matter. It's lovely to see the fresh bright green of chickweed and dandelion already popping up in the soil. Bulbs are beginning to poke up greens to taste the air. More and more birds are returning to the backyard - ...

Oatmeal Applesauce Cookies with Maple Drizzle

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 just can't bring yourself to go outside.  Outside has no hot tea, nor cookies...and these oatmeal applesauce cookies are cakey and poofy, and they stay soft for days! When I first made ...

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 own kitchen.  I suppose that I am preparing for the future days where I plan to wake up early in the morning, milk the goats that I don't have yet, and spend the morning making fresh cheeses and ...

Rising Bread

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 warm, dense food, like bread, butter, beer, stew, meat and spicy soups. Just the other day, I got lost in my old binder of collected recipes, some of them tried and true, some ...

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 have their own preferences when it comes to gravy - with or without meat, peppered or plain, scratch or easy mix, etc...but I've finally found the BISCUITS that please everyone! ...

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