Tag: <span>baking</span>

Home baking

Vegan cornbread muffins

I decided to make a batch of cornbread the other week. I had a bag of Indian Head old fashion stone ground yellow cornmeal in my pantry. The recipe for cornbread was conveniently posted on the back of the packaging. I looked through the ingredients: yellow corn meal, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening, milk,...

Blueberry Pesto Popovers

While I was in Boston the other week, I received two containers of Banging Blueberry Pestos from Lauren. Previously, I used her Fabulous fig and gorgonzola pesto to make pesto pasta. It was very tasty! This time, I decided to make Blueberry Pesto Popovers. I don’t have a popover pan, and so I used my...

No-knead bread… at last!

It has been long overdue, but I finally made my first no-knead bread. A couple months ago, I bought a cast-iron dutch oven and Jim Lahey’s My Bread: The Revolutionary No-Work, No-Knead Method cookbook. I have been anticipating making my first no-knead bread for quite some time after hearing all these positive comments and feedback...

Pumpkin cheesecake muffin

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup whole wheat cake flour 1/4 cup rice flour 1 cup pumpkin puree cinnamon nutmeg cloves allspice 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked* (detailed directions below) 2 oz cream cheese 2 oz ricotta cheese 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp sugar...

Vegan Apple Crisps

I came across a bunch of apples sitting on the kitchen table. They have been sitting there for a while and I was afraid they might go rotten. I decided to experiment with making vegan apple crisps. Ingredients: 2/3 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup all purpose flour 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 1/3 cup pecans...

Cookies Cookies Cookies

I went on a cookie baking frenzy a while back. It happened during the holidays when I decided to whip up an assortment of cookies and mail them to people. Since I received pretty good reviews about the cookies, I decided to post the recipes. What I did was, I put together a basic cookie...

Ginger Cookies

Ginger is awesome. Sure it has a pretty strong smell and extremely pungent taste, but it’s an excellent spice to use in cooking. Ginger tea is great for those cold winter days. Try Ginger Pear Tea for example. Ginger tea is very invigorating when you have a cough or cold. Ginger is also great for...