Baking

Browned Butter Frosting

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Browned Butter Frosting
Browned Butter Frosting

Every now and then I actually bake a cake for Mr. M and I. My latest cake was to use up some really ripe bananas. After I made the cake I remembered my seventh grade home economics class. That was waaayyy back when only girls could enroll in home economics, and boys had to take “shop”. Never could one take the other. Anyway that was then and I did learn a few recipes from that class. One was treacle cake, or gingerbread with lemon sauce, and another was browned butter frosting, a mouthwatering, caramel flavored delight. This frosting tastes like caramel and like it was so difficult to make!

Actually it is one of the easiest ever! Read the rest of this entry »

Make Your Own Granola

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Yummy-Homemade-Granola

Just look at that munchiness! I have really been missing my granola. Today is the day I made a new batch. I like to think of this as my Birdseed Granola. Mostly because I like to put a lot of different seeds in it.

Granola is so easy to make after you make your first batch, you will never want to buy it again! Read the rest of this entry »

Quick Bolos

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Tasty-bolo

Since I love to make more than one thing when I “make a mess in the kitchen”, the other day when I made pizza, I also made some sweeter dough for quick Portuguese Bolos, a kind of tasty roll that can be used to make a quick sandwich for lunch.The recipe uses the same ingredients as my pizza dough but in different proportions. The procedure is basically the same as the pizza process except I cut the dough into squares (sort of): Read the rest of this entry »

We Were Supposed To Have A Hurricane Today

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Thank you Hispaniola for saving us! Erika died down before she ever got to Florida. This is the first time since moving here we have put our storm shutters down and they are already back up. They make our little home feel like a cave when they are down. Perfect for a person who has felt like a bear for a few weeks lately. Happily, now my hand is so much better! The shutters are up and I am going to celebrate!

Tonight is homemade pizza night! Read the rest of this entry »