Monthly Archives: January 2012

January Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Back to Basics – Scones (a.k.a. Biscuits)

Audax Artifex was our January 2012 Daring Bakers’ host.. Aud worked tirelessly to master light and fluffy scones (a/k/a biscuits) to help us create delicious and perfect batches in our own kitchens! This month’s Daring Baker’s Challenge was a pretty … Continue reading

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Half-Stranded Socks

I thought I’d never finish these socks!  The 3rd sock in Green Planet Yarn’s “Socks for All” sock club was the Half-Stranded sock pattern by Anna Zilboorg.  The pattern can be found in the book Sock Knitting Master Class by … Continue reading

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Designer Apple Pie

Happy National Pie Day! This recipe comes from The Pie and Pastry Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum. Thin apple slices are arranged inside of pie crust to form the petals of a rose and the border of the pie is … Continue reading

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Felted Candle Mat

Isn’t this little felted wool mat cute?  I picked up this Bareroots felted candle mat pattern on a vacation to Oregon in some little quilt store on the coast, the name of which I’ve forgotten.  I came across the pattern … Continue reading

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