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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 […]

Blueberry Hill Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Hill Blueberry Bread

I know, I only just announced that I was going to focus on gooey, stuffed, iced, sweet breakfast baking and I’m interrupting this plan already. I get sidetracked easily when I’m poring over cookbooks. But this recipe is too good not to share. It’s simple […]

Last August Monday

Last August Monday

It’s the last Monday in August and this hot summer isn’t done with us yet. There’s a heat advisory in the forecast for tomorrow and I’m showing you a picture of my most recent knitting project. Nope, no idea what is wrong with me. I’ve […]

Searching for a Morning Bun

Searching for a Morning Bun

I have begun the grand breakfast goodies experiments! For those of you just joining in, this is a new phase over here, where I will be focusing a lot of my ‘playing around’ baking time to breakfast items. In Inn World, recipes needed to be […]

Back on Track on a Monday

Back on Track on a Monday

Oh these late summer mornings….! That 10 degrees cooler, the mist, the sunrise being a little bit later every day…..delicious. I had a terrific night last week – we met my Dad over in Westport, NY for dinner and a show. Both were fantastic. The […]

Citrus Currant Muffins

Citrus Currant Muffins

The reality of baking for inn guests is that, if I’d wanted to, I could have pretty much made the same two breakfasts over and over and over. Most guests only stayed for one or two nights. We did have a number of repeat guests […]

Monday Went to the Races

Monday Went to the Races

The end of this summer is roaring along at full speed – whew! Parties! Weddings! Theater! Dog-sitting! Running! Library event planning! Baking! I did actually read some things that I wanted to share with you yesterday morning but somehow I’ve hit the ground running this […]