ranting, raving and generally complaining

Whoa!! That’s Really Red Bread (BBB December 2016)

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Beet Bread

summary: recipe for Beet Challah; fear of sourdough and scary colours; expectations and realisations; a Bread Baking Babes project; (click on images to see larger views and more photos) Bread Baking Babes (BBB) December 2016: Beet Bread Oh the weather outside is frightful…. It snowed again last night. And I’m not ready for winter. I’m […] Continue reading »

You win some – you lose some

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

summary: Wine and whine; Wine:   Oh! Oh! We are always a little nervous opening wine that we’ve been keeping. There’s always the fear that it will be over-the-hill. But we shouldn’t have been afraid; this one hadn’t quite reached its peak. It. was. fabulous. …just like all the years we’ve spent together. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   […] Continue reading »

This year, we are the Smugs! (Cake Day)

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

summary: I love Cake Day; annual vinarterta making; disaster averted (not again!?!) (click on image to see photos taken on previous Cake Days) Ha!! We are the Smugs this year! Yesterday, my vinarterta-making-sister and I squeaked in under the wire and made our cake BEFORE our fruitcake-making-sister. Nyah nyah! We won the game… Ha Ha! […] Continue reading »

Persian Cardamom Shortbread (GF; bookmarked recipe)

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

summary: recipe for Persian Cardamom Shortbread – gluten-free cookies; using brown rice flour instead of white rice flour doesn’t ruin the cookies; the thrill of having gluten-free cookies not taste like they were made in the sandbox; really? no pictures?? too bad, because the cookies were lovely; information about Bookmarked Recipes Bookmarked Recipes Why oh […] Continue reading »

almost-Wordless almost-Wednesday: coconut rolls

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

One of these things is not like the other One of these things just doesn’t belong!

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