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Simple Beer Bread

Simple Beer Bread

  There are a lot of recipes for Beer Bread out there – but this one is my favorite.  Quick to put together –  it’s the perfect bread to serve with summer fruits and vegetables for an easy, light meal.  Below is the standard version – but you can omit the baking powder and salt … Continue reading

Perfect Drop Sugar Cookies

Perfect Drop Sugar Cookies

      Baking with my children is one of my favorite things to do – it’s the perfect chance to teach them about where food comes from, and it’s also a great way to spend quality time together.  From the time they were young they have been helping me in the kitchen, baking cookies, bread, pizza … Continue reading

My First Sourdough – Part 3

My First Sourdough – Part 3

After a week of waiting…we have bread! If you missed Part 1 and Part 2 – you can read about them here and here.  The sourdough turned out great – not too sour and very rustic!  Once baked, the bread became wonderfully flavorful and hearty with a beautiful crust!  Definitely worth the wait!  The best part is … Continue reading

My First Sourdough – Part 2

My First Sourdough – Part 2

It’s been 5 days since I made My First Sourdough Starter (see here).  This morning my container of starter was puffy, bubbly and had a pleasant sour aroma – that means it’s time to bake some bread! Here is what the starter looked like on Day 1: To recap what I did during the past … Continue reading

Back to Basics –  Brownies From Scratch

Back to Basics – Brownies From Scratch

I made some brownies today for my son who also happens to be a certified chocoholic.  He has figured out if he does his chores without being told or grumbling, I am more likely to make some of his favorite treats!  I like this recipe because it calls for cocoa powder instead of baking chocolate … Continue reading

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

These might be the easiest cookie ever baked and they only have 3 ingredients!  This also happens to be my sons favorite thing to bake – mainly because he has the “recipe” memorized, and start to finish is less than 30  minutes.  This makes them great for a last-minute snack or gift.  You can also add chocolate chips, … Continue reading