Vegan Tiered Cake

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinOur bishop was coming for a special visit to our church and I knew I had to plan a special cake.  I baked all the cakes off for my 3 tiered cake and then found out he changed plans and was coming …during period of fasting.  I was so frustrated –God forgive me– and…

Pie Crust

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinWe went blueberry picking recently and got a ton of blueberries.  So we made blueberry muffins and blueberry pie — a family favorite.  We like blueberries so much that I once tried to plant several bushes in my yard but it was a constant struggle with the wildlife.  I would watch out my window…

Whole Wheat English Muffins in Your Bread Machine

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinEnglish muffins practically make themselves.  And if you have a bread machine, its even easier because you can do other things while the dough gets kneaded and goes through its first proof.  We got this bread machine about a year ago and I have not bought supermarket bread since then.  It is so easy…

Mozart Torte

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinAnother beautiful offering from The European Cake Cookbook and probably one of my favorites, the Mozart Torte.  Take a look at the book if you haven’t seen it yet: We have a new rotating schedule at church which means I cannot sign up for dessert every week but have to wait for my turn…

How to Shape a Bastard of a Bread

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinUpdated: 4/13/18 That got your attention, right?  But I didn’t give it that unfortunate moniker, the French did (of course).  Only the French would come up with a name like that for a baked good.  The batard (Eng: bastard) got its name because it is not quite a baguette and not quite a boule….

Chocolate Raspberry Zefir Cake: Updated with Recipe

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinExciting times… Christ is Risen, Christos Anesti! Beautiful liturgy last night followed by feasting today! Also, I had some Barnes and Noble credit and treated myself to a new cookbook which I love, The European Cake Cookbook by Tatyana Nesteruk from TatyanasEverydayFood. It is full of classic European tortes and cakes which are my favorite because…