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Martha Stewart Applesauce Cake

Not in love. I suppose I can feed it to the crows instead of throwing it away. It’s a terrible burden to figure out what to do with 15 lbs of freshly picked Golden Delicious apples. I made apple fruit leather, failed at making apple-peach-mango fruit leather, made a potful of applesauce and realized I… Continue reading Martha Stewart Applesauce Cake

Appetizers & Side Dishes · Breads · Breakfast & Brunch · Vegetarian

Six-Seed Soda Bread

I laughed when this bread came out of the oven – I imagined that a little alien had hatched (from Alien vs. Predator), escaped from my oven, and was wreaking terror around my house. Although it’s more likely, about to wreak terror on me. Comparing this bread to an alien egg is an unappetizing analogy… Continue reading Six-Seed Soda Bread

Breakfast & Brunch · Desserts · Fruits

Raspberry Streusel Bars

Know that saying, “Keep is simple, stupid?” When it comes to baking, I can’t. Actually….I can’t. I frequently have the problem where I have cartons of berries sitting in my fridge. Even after repeated trips made back to the fridge due to hunger, boredom, feigned hunger, full-but-still-want-to-eat hunger, the berries are still in the fridge. It seems… Continue reading Raspberry Streusel Bars

Breakfast & Brunch · Cakes

Apple Kuchen with Hot Cream Sauce

It has been 4 months since I’ve purchased the Bouchon Bakery cookbook written and collaborated by Thomas Keller. It’s beautiful. I’ve read it countless times, fallen asleep with it on my lap as I dozed off into the land of cream puffs, bouchons, and perfect blueberry muffins. It even has a prime spot on my… Continue reading Apple Kuchen with Hot Cream Sauce