Ah the Fudge Loaf, basic recipe number 2 in the continuing saga of All About Home Baking. An experiment in weirdness if ever there was one. Not that the instructions were weird; they were actually pretty straight forward. It was pretty small, but that's not a problem. I think small cakes are good...much… Continue reading Pretty average
I hope you all had a lovely weekend. We made a run for one of our favorite charities this weekend, Kindred Hearts. If you're in a giving kind of mood, please consider these good people. Sunday, we helped move 3 wonderful dogs onto a new life by driving one leg of their 24 leg journey.… Continue reading Basic #2
Back after a week or so away. I have another big project that was taking up some time but I'm in the home stretch with it, so it's time press with our culinary adventures. This week, I've chosen "All About Home Baking" published in 1937 by General Foods. This little book is a real gem.… Continue reading Let them eat cake
Don't I wish! Instead, we're settling for Ms. Crocker's rendition of baked lasagna. I don't know a whole lot about food history. Heck, I don't know if lasagna is actually an Italian dish. I do know that it contains the things we love; tomotoes, cheese and pasta. The recipe is a part of the section… Continue reading A visit to Italy
I had my doubts about this recipe. It called for marshmallows. I really hate marshmallows. In this case though, my fears were not justified in the least. Everything about this little pie is made from scratch. I made the graham cracker crust rather than copping out and using a pre-made crust. I whipped my own… Continue reading Chocolate Pie
Ah dessert. Who doesn't like a sweet treat every now and then? Of course, most of us tend to overindulge in sweets but sometimes the stressors of the day demand such luxury. Of course our friend, Ms. Crocker, has ideas on coffee and dessert parties. To quote; "A dessert and coffee party scheduled for some… Continue reading Dessert
Where do I begin? How about the presentation? That's a lovely plate I put these treats on. A plate like that would be honored to be part of any soirée that I might host. It's big. It's blue Enough about the plate. The recipe was straight forward enough. Simple ingredients and even simpler instructions. And… Continue reading Royale Results?