baking

Who wants dessert? Apple Pie Cheesecake Bars

I have been enjoying working on my baking segment the past week and a half. Really, it’s so much fun that I can’t believe I get to do it!  It is a lot of hard work, I have to admit. For each of those three and a half minute segments, there have been hours spent  researching… Continue reading Who wants dessert? Apple Pie Cheesecake Bars

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Butter in my cookies, butter in my potatoes, butter on my page!

I found a poem to share with you about butter.  Yes, butter! The author recalls the presence of butter in the food in her family’s kitchen as she grew up. I like to cook with butter, too, as it has such a smooth texture and luscious flavor, and makes baked goods more tender.  Butter is… Continue reading Butter in my cookies, butter in my potatoes, butter on my page!

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Creamy, incredible macaroni and cheese

I realize that calling macaroni and cheese “incredible” might seem like hyperbole, but I was really craving some of this cheesy pasta, and when I tasted this tonight, I was ecstatic! It was everything I was hoping for: creamy, cheesy, a bit crusty on top, with a nice zingy flavor, due to the dry mustard… Continue reading Creamy, incredible macaroni and cheese