Category Archives: Baking

Bakery Hamburger Buns

When we moved out to Corrales over 17 years ago I never thought one of the things I would miss most was a good bakery hamburger bun.  You know the type I’m talking about.  A crisp crust with a soft … Continue reading

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Rollin’ in Dough

Ok, I know what your thinking,  She’s rollin’ in dough!  Did she win the lottery? Come into a huge inheritance?  Nope I tried out a new recipe for yeast dinner rolls.  I am not ashamed to admit that I like … Continue reading

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A Very Different Easter

I’m big on holidays and celebrations.  Christmas, Easter, birthdays all hold a special place in my heart.  I love to plan the celebrations, rituals and all of the special foods that surround the event.  This Easter is no different, except … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Easter Sunday.  A day that brings back so many memories of family.  Growing up I had two sisters and a brother.  We girls were always dressed alike with matching shoes, hats and dresses.  My brother always wore a suit.  Easter … Continue reading

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The Day After

Another Easter has come and gone. The eggs dyed and eaten, the baskets filled with candy and left by the Easter Bunny on the credenza and the Lamb Cake  baked, decorated and  ready to be devoured. I have made the … Continue reading

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Say Cheese!

In my last post I shared my recipe for Chiles Relleno with a picture of the finished dish.  I have had a few questions about the muffin sharing the plate with the Chile Relleno and the refried beans.  They are … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

I have completed all of my Easter preparations.  The eggs are hard-boiled and dyed, the Easter baskets are ready to go – including the ones I make for our guests – and I have a few hours before I need … Continue reading

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The Tradition Continues

I know it is Easter because the Wizard of Oz was on TV last night.  Those monkeys still give me the creeps!  And if you haven’t done it yet; be sure to read Wicked to discover the TRUE story of … Continue reading

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Healthy Donuts

Healthy Donuts?  Isn’t that an oxymoron?  Not when you see these!  Ok, maybe not healthy with a capital H but healthier than fried.  About a year ago I came across a recipe for baked donuts.  I thought those would be … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Another St. Patrick’s Day is here and, as George is 1/2 Irish, and we are celebrating in the traditional manner  – Irish Stew, Champ, Soda Bread and Guinness Stout (in the stew and in a glass!) I have seen recipes … Continue reading

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