Tag Archives: Baking

Oatmeal, Pear & Date Cookies


I was in the mood for something sweet yet a bit healthy.  Hmmm…oatmeal cookies seemed like a good place to start.  Once I decided on oatmeal it was a matter of what else to put in them.  No plump golden … Continue reading

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I Have A Sweet Tooth


Only one day until my CM gig.  I’ve been thinking about it often.  Who will be there?  How many questions will I be asked, and about what?  Will I be given favorable reviews at the end of class?  There are … Continue reading

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Good Bye Orange Month


Wow!  How did January 31 get here so fast?  I’ve had so much fun with “orange” month.  I hate to see it go, but am looking forward to moving on to another foodie adventure.  I hope you’ll stick with me … Continue reading

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A Sweet Diversion


From time to time I’ve mentioned Ryan over at  http://www.ryanbakes.com/.  She did the nicest thing and invited me to write a “guest post” for her blog while she and her adoring hubby took a little trip to celebrate their anniversary. … Continue reading

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Early Christmas Gift


I find myself once again honored by a fellow blogger with the Liebster Award.  Thank you to Ashkitty at http://globetrottingforfood.wordpress.com/ for the gift. Liebster is German and means ‘dearest’ or ‘beloved’ but it can also mean ‘favourite’ and the idea of the … Continue reading

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Leftovers and Rain, Rain, Rain


Rain is a product of nature we have become quite unfamiliar with, unfortunately.  Most of Texas has been declared to be experiencing severe drought conditions.  This is sad news and I admit I’ve forgotten how to use an umbrella.  Last … Continue reading

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A Jewel Of A Pie


I hate to do this, but I’m going to have to give credit where credit is due.  I owe it all to Oprah.  In one of her more recent “O” magazines she dedicates a few pages to pies.  They all … Continue reading

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A Million Dollar Cat & Muffins


We all have them from time to time; those worrisome events in our lives that turn life upside down or inside out.  This week was upside down for me.  I am a soft hearted animal lover and this week I’ve … Continue reading

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Baking Bread & Feeding Bees


The heat has returned to North Texas.  It seems as though we might break that record after all for # of days with temps reaching 100 or higher.  After all those wicked hot days we’ve had I said, “why not … Continue reading

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Hatch Is History and Peach Upside-down Cake


Hatch recipes are history for a while – I’ve moved on to peaches.  Throughout the summer I’ve found it interesting to see my fellow bloggers in different parts of the country blogging about peaches. Greg and Katherine over at Rufus’ … Continue reading

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