Browsing All posts tagged under »baking«

How Not to Make A Pumpkin Cheesecake

January 4, 2012


1. Consult recipe. Carefully make a list of ingredients. 2. Shop for the ingredients. Return home. 3. Find the bowl of crushed chocolate wafers in the fridge that you used for a previous recipe. Intend to use them for the crust. Forget if they have already been mixed with sugar and butter. Decide to compromise. […]

Easy Rules for Baking Success

December 10, 2011


(The following is the sixth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) It’s that time of year, again, when we discover that the flour […]

Chanukah Cookies a la Jonah (17 months) and NeNe (62 years and 17 months)

December 3, 2010


Chanukah Cookies a la Jonah (17 months) and NeNe (62 years and 17 months)  ½ cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 beaten egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 ½ cups flour ¼ tsp salt 1 ½ tsp baking powder (This recipe is supposed to make 40 2” cookies, but Jonah and NeNe could only get about […]

Easy Rules for Baking Success

August 6, 2010


LBL loves to bake. Pies. Cakes. Cookies. Clay pots. You name it, she will bake it. Along the way, she has noted several rules that are really important for a successful result: 1. Read a recipe first and see what ingredients you still need before starting to bake.  This will avoid the following when you are […]