Inside Out Pumpkin Muffins and Pumpkin Doughnuts

Fall has officially begun, even if the weather hasn’t quite caught up with the news, so what kind of baker would I be if I didn’t give in to mother nature and start baking with pumpkin? The King Arthur Flour Bakealong Challenge this month was Inside Out Pumpkin Muffins. After my successful Bakealong last month (complete… Continue reading Inside Out Pumpkin Muffins and Pumpkin Doughnuts

Spiffed Up Black Forest Cake

In a departure with tradition, this year Colin requested black forest cake for his birthday cake rather than his usual chocolate and peanut butter confection.  As coincidence would have it, I had recently watched the first episode of the most current season of Great British Bake Off on PBS and their showstopper challenge was black… Continue reading Spiffed Up Black Forest Cake

Sourdough (Let’s Get it Started)

What better way to start writing about my baking than to talk about my sourdough starter. Disclaimer: I realize the last thing the world needs is one more baking blog, this is primarily intended for my own historical purposes! Ok, so during our trip to KAF Paul helped me get a sourdough crock and dough… Continue reading Sourdough (Let’s Get it Started)