October 2013

This month's Daring Bakers challenge is from Hannah from Rise and Shine, and wow is it a challenge!  Chicken pot pie is one of my favorite comfort foods, but I only make it once or twice a year.  You need to clear most of your day to make this and every dish in the house. [...]

  Halloween has never been my favorite holiday.  I'm much more of a Christmas type of gal.  Sure, it was fun as a kid when you got to stay out past dark and get a sugar buzz from all the candy.  But as I got older, it lost its appeal.  Part of that happened in [...]

  Homemade candy tends to scare off a lot of people.  You need a candy thermometer.  It's more exacting than baking.  It really hurts if you get burned by molten caramel. A lot. And it did take me a few trials and errors before I got the technique down. But I urge you to put [...]

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