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This cake happened today!

I bought a bowl of plums from the Friday Market for £1 last week with the intention of consuming them purely for my 5-a-day.  Usually the fruit that I get from that particular market stall is sweet and perfect (yes, really!) but surprisingly, these plums were very tart.  87 more words


(livi): eclairs

these eclairs from dorie greenspan’s cookbook were amazingly yummy and so much fun to make!!! the vanilla pastry cream was very involved, but easy to make…all at once it began to boil and then thickened up so much that it stuck to my whisk and came away from the edges of the pan. 257 more words


(livi): jam-sandwich cookies

so here’s my take and pictures of the jam-filled cookies from dorie greenspan’s “baking chez moi”. a crisp butter taste, complete with sweet strawberry jam,(the jam i made myself, this spring). 190 more words

Banana chocolate chip corn muffins

  • 1 1/2 cups corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 bananas
  • 1/8 cup honey
  • 1/8 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp chia seeds…
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Just Keep Churning. Just Keep Churning.

This week I found myself staring listlessy at my twitter feed, looking for some new and happening foodie spot I could try out for Girl’s Night.   223 more words


Cheesecake Brownies

I remember making cream cheese brownies with my mom as a kid.  Stir together an egg and some oil with the brownie mix, then stir together an egg and some oil with the “cream cheese” mix.  435 more words


A Loaf of White Bread

This recipe is based on Ina Garten’s “Honey White Bread” recipe in Barefoot Contessa At Home.  It’s an easy to follow recipe for plain, but good (and sturdy!) white bread perfect for sandwiches, toast, and making bread crumbs. 370 more words