Bread/Baking

Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins

October 19, 2013
Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins

 This week has been rough.  I got summoned for jury duty and then selected, I had a midterm exam for one of my classes, I got behind on blogging, and I had a few things happen in my personal life that added some stress.  Sometimes life is rough.  But on this Saturday morning, I’m feeling […]

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October – Sourdough Bread

October 1, 2013

Introduction Welcome to the October round of The Scary Adventure.  Check out what The Scary Adventure is here if you’re feeling lost. Fall is for soups, soups go in bread bowls, sourdough bread bowls are the only bread bowls you should ever use, homemade bread is always better. Ok, now we know why we have to […]

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Cheddar Biscuits

August 15, 2013
Cheddar Biscuits

If I could live in my PJ pants, I probably would.  Putting on “real” pants is always the worst part about getting up in the morning, and as soon as I get home from work I switch to my PJ pants.  On weekends, I’ll lounge around in them as long as I can.  I know […]

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Step by Step Guide for Making Yeast Breads

August 13, 2013

Today I failed at making a crock pot soup.  They said it couldn’t be done!  Unfortunately, I’m here to tell you that something as easy as a crock pot soup recipe can go horribly wrong.  It started when I wanted my corn soup to be a little spicier and a little creamier.  The result was […]

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Calzones

August 11, 2013
Calzones

Calzone recipes are good for a lot of things (like filling hungry bellies), but they were especially handy last week.  I was traveling for work for a few days.  It was exciting because it was my first business trip and I felt super official plus I was going to Washington and got to see a […]

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Cinnamon Honey Peach Waffles

July 14, 2013
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Do you ever get distracted in the grocery store? I do that a lot. If I don’t have a list, I’m all over the place. “Oooo….apples are on sale! Did we need more butter? I better get some just in case. Oh! I love cream cheese, let’s get some.” I decided to make waffles and […]

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Armenian Pastries: Nazook

July 8, 2013
Nazooks

I apologize in advanced.  I held out on you.  I didn’t post this recipe for a VERY long time.  There’s this thing called the Daring Kitchen and they have a division called the Daring Bakers.  They have one recipe a month all the members make and post about on the same day.  You have to do it […]

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New to Yeast Breads? Start here!

March 11, 2012
Yeast Breads

Detailed instructions to follow skyscraper step-by-step picture guide. Time for some fun stuff.  How to make yeast bread!  I post a lot of bread recipes, but some people have an aversion to making breads with yeast. I’m here to help you overcome that fear.  I’m your navigator for the yeast bread world.  Coming clean, I haven’t been […]

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Naan – Third Time’s a Charm

February 12, 2012
Naan

Some failures, I post about here (like how I failed and then succeed at making my own pasta).   Other failures make me sad and so I just pretend they never happened and don’t post about them.  I failed at making naan (twice) and never posted here about it because it was just so sad. […]

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Georgian Khachapuri (Cheese Muffins)

January 15, 2012
Khachapuri

I’ve been having a bad cooking streak.  I forgot sugar in my past 2 recipes!  I was feeling down, and I didn’t really want to cook again.  I knew that if I didn’t make something I loved that I’d be feeling rejected all week.  So when I was thinking of something new to make, I […]

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