Category Archives: Baking

Fit for kings

Many, many years ago, when my older sister and her husband were first married, my brother-in-law was accepted for a year’s study at the Von Karman Institute of Fluid Dynamics in Belgium. This was a huge opportunity for him, so … Continue reading

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Knot worth it

What’s that, you say, you’ve been missing all my rambles on baking since the end of this year’s Thingadailies? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Yes, that’s right, it’s time for another #BakingSisters bake! This weekend my parents were up … Continue reading

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Light as air

Do you know what today is? It is February 28th! That means it’s the last day of Thingadailies. We started the month with chocolate, in the form of baked Alaska, so I suppose it’s only fitting that we end the … Continue reading

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A satisfying crunch

Today is Tortilla Chip Day. Obviously the quickest way to make tortilla chips is to go buy some tortillas, cut them into wedges, and cook them. But you all know me well enough by now to know that that just … Continue reading

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Not fur me

Today is National Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day. I’m not entirely sure why we’re supposed to appreciate them, but whatever, I’m just here for the baking of weird things. Since I don’t have dogs, but I *do* have cats, I decided … Continue reading

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Sugar bomb

Today is both Pancake Day, and Sticky Bun Day. What, you say, but wasn’t Pancake Day earlier? Yes, but that was religious pancake day. And also there is yet *another* pancake day coming up later this month, on the 27th, … Continue reading

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Bookended

Today is both Muffin Day and Cherry Pie Day. Richard loves anything to do with cherries, but I most decidedly do not, and we really didn’t need me to make an entire pie for just one person, considering all the … Continue reading

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Didn’t we do this already?

Today is Chocolate Mint day which seems a bit redundant, since earlier this month there was also Peppermint Patty day. But then I guess there’s other things you can do with chocolate and mint, so eh, whatever. It being a … Continue reading

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Twofer

There weren’t any food-related National Days for yesterday. I suppose I could have made one up, but Mondays are notoriously busy for me, what with work and rehearsal, so I decided I’d just skip it instead. Ah well. Today sort … Continue reading

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Minty

Today is National Peppermint Patty Day. So naturally I had to make peppermint patties, because why not. I admit, that until this challenge, peppermint patties were not a thing that ever crossed my mind one could make at home. But … Continue reading

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