Tag Archive: baking

Honey Wheat Bagels

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We’ve had an unusual number of chilly, snowy days this winter.  In the last few years, I have often designated snowy days as my baking days in the kitchen. Preheating the oven just seems to take the chill out of the air… And, a few freshly baked treats don’t hurt either. While I don’t quite…

Cranberry Sticky Buns

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Red Star Yeast.  As always, all opinions expressed are entirely my own. Sticky buns on Christmas morning are a tradition in my family.  When I was growing up, there was a sweet woman in our church who would deliver freshly baked sticky buns each Christmas…

Spiced Pumpkin Yeast Bread

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Red Star Yeast.  As always, all opinions expressed are entirely my own. Ahhh, fall…. It’s my favorite time of year! I could wax philosphical about pumpkins, changing leaves, and crisp air. But, one of the things I love most about the fall is that it’s…

Blueberry Limeade Cupcakes

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There is a (very popular) local bakery that has a buy one, get one free offer on cupcakes on Mondays.  A few friends of mine brought it to my attention a few months ago, so I had no choice but to head on over to the bakery one week to give their cupcakes a try….

No Knead Parmesan Herb Focaccia

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Red Star Yeast.  As always, all opinions expressed are entirely my own. I would like to announce that I have a new favorite bread. For someone who loves to bake bread, I honestly don’t usually eat a lot of it. I suppose cinnamon rolls and…

Trail Mix Cookie Bars

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I’ve been making a lot more cookie bars lately… And brownies. It turns out that baking cookies with an infant isn’t quite as easy as I once thought. Previously I thought that cookies were a given in the kitchen… How hard is it to bake cookies? You just slap some dough on a sheet pan…

Oatmeal Walnut Bread

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Red Star Yeast.  As always, all opinions expressed are my own. I love molasses… Especially dark molasses. Given the choice between light and dark brown sugar (which is really just white sugar flavored with molasses), I will always take the dark brown sugar. And, when…

Trinity Easter Bread

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Red Star Yeast.  As always, all opnions expressed are my own. I always enjoy getting emails from readers who have tried the recipes I feature here or who have questions about how to prepare a paritcular dish.  I started sharing my recipes here over four…

Heart-Shaped Cinnamon Bread

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Valentine’s Day will likely be a bit different at my house this year. You see, I haven’t gotten brave enough to leave the little girl with a babysitter yet. I’m working up to it gradually, but I’m just not ready. I’m sure she’d do just fine, but I’m not sure I would do nearly as well.  So,…

Kitchen Bootcamp Roundup – Yeast Breads

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For this Kitchen Bootcamp challenge, I asked everyone to spend some time in the kitchen getting familiar with yeast breads… Many of you know that I love to bake, and baking with yeast is pretty high up there on my list.  While a new baby has kept me from doing as much baking for this challenge as I…