Category Archives: Baking

Ice Cream Cake

Over the last four or five years, the Universe has developed a habit of taking the snow globe that is my life and shaking the hell out of it during the month of July.  For reasons that are beyond me, … Continue reading

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Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

I’ve been digging around the junk drawer that is my draft folder.  In a concerted effort to clear out the mental clutter, I’m posting this drafts ‘as is’…. Cheddar Cheese Biscuits Adapted from Clodagh’s Kitchen Diaries 1 3/4 cup all … Continue reading

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Easy Chocolate Cupcakes

Life, in general, is not easy.  Life with a toddler, specifically, is not easy.  Especially when it comes to matters that concern the safety of said toddler, life is not easy. Toddlers don’t understand that you don’t run out into … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Biscuits

I’ve said that Miss Libby at 2 is a glimpse at what I can probably expect in about 10 years (or sooner!) when puberty starts rearing its head. What with the tears and tantrums and drama, toddler and teen really … Continue reading

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Peach Blueberry Basil Crumble

This crumble represents a celebration of sorts.  On this particular occasion I was: Celebrating an afternoon spent with friends and indulging in laughter, retail therapy, and insanely good biscuits. Celebrating progress getting Miss Libby into a new sleep routine. Celebrating … Continue reading

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Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich

What kind of crazy made me think  it was reasonable to order my child’s birthday present six days before her birthday and expect to get away with it? The kind of crazy that comes from sleep deprivation. Who in their … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Did you know that cupcakes can be so good that they need protection?  They can.  These are.  Let me  tell you how they came to be. After stumbling across Movita Beaucoup’s delightful blog, courtesy of More Stomach, I added her … Continue reading

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Apple Upside Down Cake

I have a love/hate relationship with CSA’s.  I love the premise…buying local fruits and vegetables to support the farms and growers in the area.   Or, as one of the more popular local CSA’s says: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is … Continue reading

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#1 Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thanks to watching too many episodes of BBQ Pitmaster, The Mistah and I have started referring to ourselves in a rather bizarre third person way.  I’ll try and explain.  On each episode there are three new competitors.  They have a … Continue reading

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Abby’s Greek Yogurt Coffee Cakes

I know that’s a helluva long title.  But each and every word is important.  Lemme break it down for you. Abby = Abby Dodge.  Seriously credentialed baking guru.  Author of multiple cookbooks, contributing editor to Fine Cooking, blogger, and teacher.  … Continue reading

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