Monthly Archives: December 2012

December Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Panettone

  Blog-checking lines: The December 2012 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Marcellina of Marcellina in Cucina.  Marcellina challenged us to create our own custom Panettone, a traditional Italian holiday bread! Panettone is a sweet and rich brioche-type dough loaded … Continue reading

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Peppermint Candy Plate

This is a really fun peppermint candy plate that is made from round peppermint candies.   I saw the idea on The Chew recently and was immediately intrigued.  It’s a great idea for giving away cookies over the holidays as you … Continue reading

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Rose Rib Socks

The 8th sock in Green Planet Yarn’s “Socks for All” sock club was this Rose Rib sock pattern by Evelyn A. Clark.  The pattern can be found in the book Sock Knitting Master Class by Ann Budd.   I used a … Continue reading

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Sourdough Brownies

  Happy  National Brownie Day! I have finally found justification for needing to bake brownies.  I need to use my sourdough starter!  This recipe works well for using the starter that I discard when feeding my whole wheat starter, which … Continue reading

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