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Month: September 2018

Monday Musings

Monday Musings

Good morning from me, sitting here with my hands wrapped around a cup of coffee, who wore a wooly hat to walk the dog this morning, who is resisting the idea that poor Miss Pippa is looking like she might need ACL surgery #2 for […]

The Life and Times of a Plum Cake Recipe

The Life and Times of a Plum Cake Recipe

I could say I invented these Cinna-Plum Muffins but that would be a lie. I took a very established recipe for plum cake and put it into muffin shape. I used bit more cinnamon and sugar than called for but other than that, I changed […]

Baking Experiments and Other Thoughts

Baking Experiments and Other Thoughts

As you know, I’ve been an a cinnamon sugar quest recently. I posted about it a couple of weeks ago. Since then I have made this new-to-me recipe for coffeecake: More of a marbled effect, the recipe called for mixing the strudel ingredients with some […]

Monday Musings

Monday Musings

I’ve been wearing a sweatshirt for two days and I couldn’t be happier about it. I’m going to go get apples and apple cider this week and bake some apple cakes and I’m going to enjoy this afternoon’s rain and I know summer isn’t quite […]

Cinnamon and Sugar

Cinnamon and Sugar

I’m having a bit of a cinnamon sugar obsession at the moment. In my search for new, more decadent, breakfast items I keep gravitating to cinnamon sugar things. I’ve tried a few new coffeecake and crumb cake recipes. Sometimes they swap in cardamom (which I […]

Labor Day Monday

Labor Day Monday

Yesterday was Labor Day and I had a very low-key day. Delivered some baked goods, had breakfast out, went for a drive, intended to pick raspberries but then didn’t, intended to nap but then didn’t, intended to start a new knitting project and gave up […]