Category Archives: Baking

Stand Up for Roasted Chicken!

Yesterday, I made an inexpensive roasted chicken I bought on sale for 99 cents per pound. I used the upright chicken roaster and pan my mom had sent me years ago to essentially bake the chicken at 350º for fifteen minutes … Continue reading

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Take Heart with Irish Soda Bread

Today I made my 2011 recipe for Irish Soda Bread – with a twist! Instead of 1/2 cup raisins, I added 1/2 cup dried cranberries to give it a bit of Valentine’s Day color! I used a heart-shaped baking pan … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Brussels Sprouts Roasted in a Cast Iron Pan

I cleaned and seasoned (oil the pan and heat in a 350 degree oven for an hour) an heirloom cast iron frying pan and decided to use it for a side dish for baked pork chops with apples. After roasting … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween Pumpkin Muffins

Made from a mix from Williams-Sonoma!

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Twofer for Tuesday – Pizza in the Eye

“There’s no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.” – Kevin James  and “Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around.” – Anna Quindlen 

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Twofer Tuesday – Pumpkin Quotes

“Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin.” – Simone Schwarz-Bart  and “I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – Henry David Thoreau 

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