I sincerely apologize for letting so long go between posts. Life has been crazy the last two weeks or so. And now being Mother's Day, I'm more than likely not going to be able to make anything. Rest assured; we'll be back to our regularly scheduled posts as soon as possible.
One of the best things I bought for myself last year- as an early birthday present no less- was the book American Cake: From Colonial Gingerbread to Classic Layer, the Stories and Recipes Behind More The 125 of Our Best-Loved Cakes by Anne Byrn. As I mentioned in my introductory post, I love history and … Continue reading American Gingerbread
**All credit for these cookies goes to Barefeet in the Kitchen's post.** Since I wasn't feeling up to snuff this week to try my next recipe in the cookbooks, I wanted something fun and easy, and these definitely were. Prep and bake time for these is less than a half an hour- a blessing if … Continue reading 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies
Hi all! Sorry for the long time in between posts (especially since I just started this blog. Life got in the way, and I'm dealing with a UTI this week. I plan to do some baking tonight, though, with pics to come to make up for the lack of any posts at all since the … Continue reading Quick Update
So, I neglected to put the recipe for this cake up on here before I started baking it. This recipe is from the book A World of Cake: 150 Recipes for Sweet Traditions by Krystina Castella, and I do not own it at all. I am giving the measurements in US Measurements, not metric. For … Continue reading Cherokee Wild Huckleberry Cake Recipe
I decided to make the cake for Easter, even though traditionally it is made as an accompaniment to Thanksgiving. As any chef/baker will tell you, when starting any recipe, make sure you have all of your ingredients set out or measured out in your mise en place. Of course, I had to go back out … Continue reading Baking the Cherokee Wild Huckleberry Cake
Picked out by my fiancé, I'm starting this project with the Cherokee Wild Huckleberry Cake from the book: A World of Cake: 150 Recipes for Sweet Traditions From Cultures Near and Far by Krystina Castella. According to the book, this cake is a combination of "traditional Cherokee foods (native huckleberries, walnuts, honey, and corn flour) … Continue reading First Project: Cherokee Wild Huckleberry Cake
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