Teal Silk

Dying Silk

This silk started out plain white and I dyed it using Dharma Trading Procion MX dye in teal blue. I learned a lot and kinda freaked out that I wasn’t safe enough although I have stopped freaking out and I think I was and I will just make doubly sure to clean the whole kitchen…

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Bolognese Sauce

I’ve been wanting to make bolognese sauce ever since I saw it on notmartha. I found a recipe on Allrecipes. (Allrecipes rocks.) Specifically this recipe. I left out the whole bacon part but it was still quite good and I would make it again. I would leave out the carrots next time because they were…

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S’mores Cupcakes

The highlight of my baking were these s’mores cupcakes. I got the recipe from Sew Darn Cute. And they really are damn cute. I love them. Oh, and they tasted wonderful (of course, I love marshmallow cream, so that’s probably why). But seriously delicious. Those are graham cracker crumbs on the top. My frosting was…

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Cupcakes!

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…

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Toffee

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 🙁 But I tasted it later (since I forgot it for the bake sale) and it tasted quite good 🙂

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 from  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…

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