So, I went a little crazy making cupcakes for the bake sale as well. If this isn’t plainly obvious by the number of cupcakes I made: I decided to try the Billy’s Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcakes once again, this time with cake flour and a full recipe. I think they came out much better tasting. I…


Here’s the toffee I made. I divided it into little approximately 2 oz bags. This made 8 of them. Sad to say, I forgot to bring them to the bake sale πŸ™ But I tasted it later (since I forgot it for the bake sale) and it tasted quite good πŸ™‚

Chocolate Chip Cookies

In my craziness, I thought, “hey, I’ll make some chocolate chip cookies as well.” This was silly. Although they tasted good. I used this recipe fromΒ  Shelterrific which is supposed to be the best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever. In my opinion, it tasted very similar to Tollhouse. And my cookies came out super flat…

Flavored Marshmallows

So you must understand how much I love marshmallows. I used the recipe which one my marshmallow off from Cooking for Engineers. For the bakesale, I made 4 different flavors in clockwise order from the top left: almond, peppermint, raspberry, and vanilla. They all came out wonderfully and fluffy.

The Bake Sale

So we had a bake sale for dance and I went more than a little crazy baking for it. I made: 1 batch of toffee 4 batches of marshmallows in 4 flavors 1 batch of approx 36 cookies 4 1/2 dozen cupcakes of various kinds So now I will share them with you.

Quilt Month

It’s quilt month on the Sew, Mama, Sew! blog. And they are posting all sorts of fun quilting stuff. I haven’t quilted in a while. And I have several partially made quilts. I’d like to take this opportunity to finish them. But they’re also presenting a bunch of quilt blocks (multiple variations on one a…

Science of Cooking

I just picked up this book, On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen by Harold McGee. I’m looking forward to reading it and learning from it. Hopefully it well help me to become better at creating my own recipes once I understand why things work better. As I went searching for…

Toffee success

So, last weekend (not this past weekend, but the one before it), I attempted toffee once again. This time was a success. I used this toffee recipe from Cooking For Engineers. Here we have all the ingredients. I’ve already added the butter.