Monthly Archives: December 2011

December Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Sourdough, Letting Nature do the Work

Blog Checking Lines: Our Daring Bakers Host for December 2011 was Jessica of My Recipe Project and she showed us how fun it is to create Sour Dough bread in our own kitchens! She provided us with Sour Dough recipes … Continue reading

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Zaunerstollen

My mother-in-law was from Austria, birthplace of a unique dessert called Zaunerstollen, and she received one by mail each Christmas from her relatives.   I was introduced to this treat the first Christmas I spent with my husband’s family and … Continue reading

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Ginger-Spiced Snickerdoodles

I bake with a friend every Christmas and last year she brought the dough for these Ginger-Spiced Snickerdoodles.  I was a little skeptical at first because Snickerdoodles aren’t one of my favorite cookies.  However, I completely love these and they … Continue reading

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Peppermint Oreo Chunk Brownies

I love brownies of all kinds, but I especially love peppermint brownies. I’m not a big fan of the Oreo cookie, but I do like Trader Joe’s Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s, an Oreo-like cookie with peppermint candy filling. However, an entire … Continue reading

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