TWD: Gingerbread Baby Cakes & A Cookbook Giveaway

It's Tuesdays With Dorie and this week we baked Gingerbread Baby Cakes from Dorie Greenspan's book, Baking With Julia.  I'm excited about posting this recipe along with a my second book giveaway for Christmas!  Read your way to the end of the post to find out how YOU...

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TWD: Best-Ever Brownies

Before you say "What? brownies the week of Thanksgiving and just before Christmas? How boring."  Oh, wait a minute, that is what I mumbled to myself as I began today's project. Boy was I wrong! Twice a month a group of 400+ bakers join together, bake the same...

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TWD: Cranberry Walnut Pumpkin Loaves

NOTE to self:  Read the entire recipe before making promises to family and friends there will be homemade bread for dinner. This week's Tuesdays With Dorie recipe is an absolutely perfect bread to make in the fall.  Pumpkin, not only flavors this yeast bread, but adds...

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TWD: Whole Wheat Loaves

If you have been with me very long you will know I LOVE baking bread!  You will also know that every-other-Tuesday I join about 400+ bakers around the world as we are baking our way through Dorie Greenspan's cookbook, Baking With Julia.  So when Whole Wheat Loaves...

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TWD: Baking With Julia, Popovers!

It's Tuesdays With Dorie and today's recipe from Dorie Greenspan's book, Baking With Julia, is (drum roll, please) ... POPOVERS!  I don't know why but I cannot write or say POPOVERS! without putting an exclamation point at the end.  I think it is just how the word...

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Weekend RoundUP August 18, 2012

August 18?  Really?  Whew.  Are the kids back in school? Are they getting ready to go?  Are you ready?  Is the summer over way too fast?  Are you feeling just like this too?  I have had a wild ride this week.  Do you remember earlier in the week when I told you I was...

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Weekend RoundUP and A Surprise Blessing!

Have you ever bought or sold anything on Craigslist?  Since July 9, 2007 we have used Craigslist 64 times.  Bought some stuff, sold some stuff, gave away stuff, well you get the idea.  Recently we sold some extra glass blocks left over from our guest cabin remodel.  I...

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TWD:BWJ Triple Berry Galette

Oh my word it is already Tuesdays With Dorie: Baking With Julia again!  This week's recipe is a Berry Galette.  Here I go again ... what is a galette?  I realize that many of my fellow TWD bakers have made galette and know exactly what it is.  Me - not so much.  You...

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Weekend RoundUP with Squash Relish

Last spring my neighbor Gaye was telling me about a squash relish that she makes and serves with pinto beans and cornbread.   Growing up in Nebraska my mom would make white navy beans and ham with cornbread, but it wasn't until I married my Southern-born husband that...

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TWD:BWJ Blueberry Nectarine Pie

Nectarines and blueberries.  Do you think that is a weird combination?  I didn't, until after I made this pie and my family said, "why mess up a delicious blueberry pie by putting nectarines in it?  Good question!  What do the nectarines bring to the table and add to...

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