Posts Tagged ‘baking’

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What am I noting today?

November 15, 2019

Today is National Bundt Cake Day – as you can see, I made a poppy seed bundt cake and it is going fast.  This may be my all time favorite cake.  The recipe is on the Solo poppy seed filling can. I have also made it with their chestnut filling, but I am afraid they do not make that flavor anymore.

It is really good.

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What am I celebrating today?

March 28, 2019

Today is Something on a Stick Day

When I was a Girl Scout, we cooked out a lot.  We made campfires and sit-upons.  Occasionally, we had a treat that involved wrapping biscuit dough around a (cleaned) stick and baking it over the campfire.  When the biscuit was done, it was peeled off the stick and then stuffed with jam.  I remember that they were incredibly delicious.  I have not had one since I was eleven.  Imagine my surprise to find a recipe for biscuits on a stick in a book of recipes of Norwegian baked goods when I was last at the public library.

Here’s the recipe (but I think we used Bisquick):

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What am I baking on Pi Day?

March 14, 2019

Seattle-based pie baker Lauren Ko has a multitude of non-edible inspirations that influence her creative pastry designs, including textile patterns, architecture, and string art. These elements are woven into her colorful, and often geometric, fruit pies and tarts topped with thin, undulating strips of apples, precisely placed pomegranate seeds, and triangles of radiating strawberries. Often Ko will color a portion of her dough with natural food dyes like beet butter to add even more color to the finished dessert. You can learn step-by-step instructions for how Ko creates her enticing sweets in this video made by Tasty, and follow the evolution of her pies on Instagram.

from Colossal

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What am I bakery blogging?

June 1, 2018

Today is Doughnut Day and I would like to mention the Blue Goose Market and Bakery in Hancock, Maryland.

What you can find there are the finest apple cider doughnuts on the planet.

They have other bakery, too.

And bears and other gifts, as well as fruit in season.

They are located near the intersection of I68 and I70 in Hancock.  Look for the big flag.

Image result for blue goose market hancock

 

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What am I baking?

March 14, 2018

It’s Pi Day!

“Lauren Ko brings mathematical precision to her baking, using elaborate intertwined patterns to form transfixing patterns to the top of her homemade pies and tarts. The Seattle-based amateur baker has been piecrafting for just a couple of years, she tells Mic, and if you’re wondering, this is her favorite pie crust recipe. Ko combines classic crusts with colorful fillings like blueberries, kumquats, purple sweet potatoes, and pluots to create her visually striking sweets. You can follow her on Instagram.”

 

reblogged from Colossal

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What am I cooking?

January 18, 2018

I thought this was interesting, because I never thought about different grades of butter – or even knew that they existed.  But, my mother had this booklet from the US Department of Agriculture (1968) that explains everything.

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What am I baking?

November 6, 2017

Creations are by Ukrainian architect, artist and pastry chef, Dinara Kasko.  See more at her website.