Monthly Archives: February 2011

Chunky Cookies

For Christmas I bought myself a present of the new Alice Medrich cookie book, Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cookies.  The book has been delightful to read and is helpfully divided into chapters by cookie texture.  With the baking overload … Continue reading

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Sweet Honey Socks

I just finished the next to last pair of socks in Pico Accuardi’s Made in Oregon Sock club.  This pair was made with a wool/silk combo called “Stevie Sparkles”.  The photo below doesn’t really show it, but there are little … Continue reading

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Counter-change Cookies for Valentine’s Day

Next to Christmas, Valentines’s Day is probably a baker’s favorite holiday.  It’s just long enough after Christmas to be ready to bake again and there are so many choices of treats to make.   When I came across this Heart of … Continue reading

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Caramel-Butterscotch Pudding

Ah, pudding!  Why have I never tried to make pudding from scratch before?  It was so easy!  This caramel-butterscotch pudding from Salty Sweets by Christie Matheson is super delicious and is nothing like your childhood boxed pudding mix.  This creamy … Continue reading

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