Feb 022015
 
Alien Robot Cookies: How to Make Them

Here’s how I did it: First, I went through my Wilton cookie cutter set, looking for shapes that could possibly be reinvented/modified to look like robots. I have this particular set: I settled on the trophy cup (turned upside down), tulip, bell, and Easter egg. For the cookies, I used my favorite roll-out cookie dough recipe. […] Continue Reading

How to Make Bread Dough in a Stand Mixer

 
How to Make Bread Dough in a Stand Mixer

In this post, I mentioned that I’ve recently mastered making multiple loaves of bread at a time using my stand mixer, and my friend, Lauren, asked: “Could you do a post for your bread you make in the stand mixer? I don’t have a bread machine and just haven’t found a good one yet. Would […] Continue Reading

Banoffee Pie – American Style

 
Banoffee Pie - American Style

Yes, I truly am obsessed with all things British, an anglophile of the highest order, and I fully intend to move to England as soon as I possibly can. It may not be until I’m an old lady in my dotage, but I will do it. Anyway, I guess this is why I decided to […] Continue Reading

Aug 222014
 
Recipe for High Protein "Power Bars"

Several readers have requested this terrific recipe, but please note that while I have personalized it somewhat, I cannot take credit for it. When we had health insurance through Wellmark this recipe was in their monthly magazine for members. I first made it with protein powder from Wal-Mart, which is full of chemicals and tastes gross, but I […] Continue Reading