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…



I wanted to try cupcakes again. And these Billy’s Vanilla, Vanilla Cupcakes have been on a couple of blogs as being just fantastic vanilla cupcakes. Okay, I’ll be honest, I’m not sure how vanilla cupcakes can compare to chocolate cupcakes as a matter of principle (I guess once in a while they are good), but…


Marshmallow wrap up

Here are the end results. Don’t they look lovely? And here’s what I learned: I wouldn’t make the video recipe (#2). It was way too stiff and I have a couple of good recipes now. I wouldn’t make the first Martha Stewart recipe (#1). It never fully set (it’s still not set a week later).…


Marshmallows yet again

So, finally we come to one of the successful batches of marshmallows. This is another Martha Stewart recipe although different from the first. I decided to dye these pink because I had found some neon food dyes and wanted to try them out. It was a very pretty pink. This looked quite cute, but I’m…