Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Go Gluten Free

This is not a recipe blog… Yeah, I know, big shocker for most of you, huh? Seriously, though I love to cook, I’m not about to throw down in the ring with the myriad of foodie bloggers out there. I lack the patience. This, however, simply must be shared. If you are like me, then…

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Of flour, cookies and depth of field…

I made sugar cookies the other day… And the light streaming in through the kitchen window, hitting that cool little antique biscuit/cookie cutter just right, made me think: hmmm… potential picture… And ok, so I admit – I’m looking for any excuse to trot out and play with the new toy – my digital SLR…

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A loaf by any other name… Or… Bread machine vs. by hand (Part 2)

OK, no denying, the machine takes less effort – quelle surprise! I can get my bread machine “loaded” in about 5 minutes. The only responsibility I have after that is to be around about 3 hours later to yank the bread out. OK, it’s easy. And it’s fast. But… 30 minutes of labor, including clean…

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A loaf by any other name… Or… Bread machine vs. by hand (part 1)

This is the kind of day I’ve been having… I completed this post… posted it.. and in attempting to update it – deleted it. Whoops… So here goes the rewrite.. I have a dear friend who loves his bread machine, swears by it. Even I have fallen prey to the ease of the silly thing:…

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I had a muffin pan here somewhere…

Not to toot my own horn or anything, but I’m a damn good cook and baker. I can pull off a full Thanksgiving meal for 12 without batting an eye – and without much thought or planning. The kitchen is no big mystery to me. (So it’s doubly funny when I screw up… At least…

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