Baking, Cooking

That One Time I Attempted to Cook Like a Hobbit

Cookbook and apples--oh boy! Back in January, I attempted to make a recipe from AN UNEXPECTED COOKBOOK, a collection of recipes inspired by the food found in THE HOBBIT by J.R.R. Tolkien. The recipe in question was apple hand pies. The method? Both freeform and patted into a cupcake tin. The process went about as… Continue reading That One Time I Attempted to Cook Like a Hobbit

Baking, Holidays

Baking With Beth: Pumpkin Bread

In the mood for some hearty seasonal bread? Tuck in--or put on an apron--and read on! 3 1/2 C flour1 T baking powder1 t baking soda, salt, cinnamon1/4 t ground cloves4 large eggs, beaten1 1/2 C white sugar1 C brown sugar2 sticks butter, melted1 15 or 16 ounce can of pure pumpkin Grease and flour… Continue reading Baking With Beth: Pumpkin Bread

Baking, Uncategorized

Mary Berry’s Cherry Cake – An Adventure

Hi, guys and dolls! I’m mixing things up a bit on the blog. Instead of just talking about writing, I’m going to be sharing tidbit, anecdotes, and the like of things I find interesting. This week’s interest should come as no surprise: BAKING! For Easter this year, I made one of Mary Berry’s famous recipes:… Continue reading Mary Berry’s Cherry Cake – An Adventure