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Mi Español Ain’t That Good/ My Spanish No es Muy Bueno

Mi Español Ain’t That Good/ My Spanish No es Muy Bueno

Well….It’s not all that bad. Just don’t ask me to read or write, or conduct a mature and intelligent conversation (finance, politics, technology…none of that) in Spanish, and I’ll be fine. Unfortunately, there are recipes I would like to try that aren’t in English. And this has lead to some interesting discoveries. Let me explain…. […]

Raisin Focaccia & Del’ Oliva Olive Oil

After making a few batches of oatmeal raisin cookies, I had some leftover raisins. So….I thought this might be a good time to try out the Raisin Rosemary focaccia in the Art and Soul of Baking. Unfortunately, I didn’t have quite enough raisins or rosemary. But, that didn’t stop me. I went over and started […]

Pioneer Woman’s Chocolate Sheet Cake Make Over

Pioneer Woman’s Chocolate Sheet Cake Make Over

On the Pioneer Woman’s blog, there is a recipe for “The Best Chocolate Sheet Cake. Ever” And, no joke…..It just might be. It’s delicious and super simple to make. Now the frosting recipe that accompanies the cake, I haven’t tried. So, I can’t say if it’s equally amazing or not. But I will say this. […]

My Marble Technique Can Use Some Work

Back to the quick breads (Never mind the fact that I still have some yeast bread posts I never finished). I am trying to make my way through the Art and Soul of Baking one chapter at a time. This is the Chocolate-Banana Marble Bread. And, it’s way better than it looks. It looks like […]