Monthly Archives: August 2011

August Daring Bakers Challenge: Candylicious!

After lurking for several years, I finally worked up the nerve to join the Daring Baker’s Group!  The Daring Bakers host monthly challenges for baking nerds enthusiasts like myself who get excited about trying complex or unusual baking recipes. This … Continue reading

Posted in Baking and Cooking, Candy, Challenge Groups, Daring Bakers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Aunt Maggie’s Tulips

This quilt was adapted from a pattern called Aunt Maggie’s Tulips by Brandywine Designs.  I don’t actually have an Aunt Maggie.  However, I do have an Aunt Marilyn who happens to be a quilter.  Many years ago I was visiting … Continue reading

Posted in Applique, Pieced, Quilting and Sewing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Comfort Cookies – Soft Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunkers

My sweetie is a big cookie eater, especially when he’s stressed out, and peanut butter with chocolate is a popular combo.  One of his favorite treats for comfort eating are these Soft Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunkers from the Spring 2010 … Continue reading

Posted in Baking and Cooking, Cookies, Favorites, Peanut Butter Recipes | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cappuccino Parfaits

My supper club met recently for a “No Bake” supper in honor of summer.  Summer isn’t really hot enough here to be miserable, but it is warm enough to want to avoid turning on the oven in the afternoon.  This … Continue reading

Posted in Baking and Cooking, Other Desserts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment