Our youngest daughter is married to a Brazilian. Not only is he an exceptional handyman and can fix just about anything, we also have been introduced to these yummy, cheesy snacks. They are easy to make, only take a few ingredients (although most people probably will need to get some tapioca flour), and everyone loves them. … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Pao de Quejo (Brazilian Cheese Bread) Gluten Free
Who doesn't love a good pan pizza? That thick, chewy crust, with its crisp outside and enough substance to hold up to plenty of toppings. A good thick crust pizza is almost fried on the bottom and has a distinctive chewy texture. This recipe, from the Serious Eats blog, gives exactly that result at home. The … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Foolproof Pan Pizza
We made minestrone soup for dinner last week. To go with it, I made some breadsticks. I used the recipe I normally use for a soft white sandwich bread, but increased it by 1/3, and used a third of it for the breadsticks, and baked the rest in a bread pan to make a loaf … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Breadsticks
Who doesn't love brownies? Chewy, chocolatey goodness. With or without nuts, they are a staple of baking. I don't bake brownies often, usually because a standard brownie recipe makes too much for just the two of us here. Not that I object to come chocolate love, but we try not to have sweets around too … Continue reading Wednesday Baking: Brownie Bites
I know. I said I was going to do baking posts on Wednesday, but Wednesday is Halloween and that means this year's Halloween story should post on that day. So, I decided to flip things around a little. I think one should shake up the routine a bit now and again. Good for the soul. … Continue reading Baking Wednesday: Monday Version
Does the idea of a toasted English muffin with butter melting into all those nooks and crannies make your mouth water? I know it does mine. I love good old toasted bread with breakfast, but an English muffin can raise a simple breakfast to the fancy. Most references I found trace the English muffin back … Continue reading Baking Wednesday: English Muffins, Part Two
I'm going to try something new here for the winter season. I want to do more baking this winter, because, well, I like to bake! I don't do a lot of baking in summer because it just heats up the house too much, and when the weather is already hot and humid, no one wants … Continue reading Wednesdays in Winter: More Baking!
I saw this Twitter thread between authors Sam Sykes and Chuck Wendig when it first happened. Many who did said it should be on film. And, now, it is. You Might Be The Killer has done well at indie film festivals and will be aired on the Syfy channel on October 6 at 7 PM. You … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: You Might Be The Killer Movie, Spicy Thai Noodles, Goats Invade Neighborhood, and Man Declared Dead But Is Very Much Alive
As Hurricane (now Tropical Depression) Florence winds her way up the coast on her way to finally fizzling out, we are feeling the effects here in New England. Nowhere near what the Carolinas and Virginia experienced, but it is raining pretty darn good out there right now. It looks like this is what we will … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring
We spent the weekend in Wells, Maine. We had the Maine State Chili Cook Off on Saturday, so there was some busy time. This is, along with the cook off, my vacation weekend. We don't usually do the go away for week or so type of vacation because of the weekends tied up with cook … Continue reading Monday Musings: I’m Back!