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.
Okay, so I realize I posted next to nothing February. February is so short. It really got shafted. Even this year when it had an extra day. I didn’t get to do anything for quilting month. Although I did find some cool blocks like the Irish chain which I hope to try at some point…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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).…Details
For my fourth and final batch of marshmallows for the weekend I used the recipe from Cooking for Engineers which I had previously tried. Since I had already tried it before with decent success, I tried it this time with 1 tsp of almond extract and 2 tsp of vanilla extract (the whole recipe calls…Details
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…Details