Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses PostsOur ABC April project came just in time to alleviate a bout of winter blues. While my mother in Hamburg told me about blooming forsythias and crocuses, we hunkered down for yet another blizzard.Usually not the greatest fan of sweet breads, I even might have skipped Hanaâ's pick, 100% … Continue reading 100% WHOLE WHEAT CINNAMON SWIRL BREAD
Category: Avid Baker’s Challenge
LITTLE BITES – MUSHROOM CHEDDAR TARTS
Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts Time flies, it's March, and we Avid Bakers are rising to our monthly challenge: a savory pastry from King Arthur Flour: Mushroom Cheddar Tarts. For me, a welcome change after all those holidays sweets (some sticky meringues are still uneaten!)Like many other reviewers, I halved the recipe, since … Continue reading LITTLE BITES – MUSHROOM CHEDDAR TARTS
CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE BROWNIES
Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts The new year started on a bad foot - from a baker's perspective. My sleek new scale, one of last year's Groupon deals, let me down, just when our monthly ABC challenge was due.The stores were closed on New Year, no new batteries could breathe life into the … Continue reading CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE BROWNIES
DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS
Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts (folgt noch)As a psychiatrist I'm used to prescribe antidepressants. Dark chocolate is my recommended mood enhancer number one. It also provides protection from the dangers of starvation, a fact my mother recognized early (Dark Chocolate with Orange Bits), and then shared with me (Dark Chocolate with Hazelnuts).And every … Continue reading DOUBLE CHOCOLATE ZUCCHINI MUFFINS
BACON-CHEDDAR-CHIVE SCONES – A WONDERFUL SURPRISE!
Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts This time Hanaâ picked savory scones for our Avid Bakers' June challenge. I wasn't too smitten by this idea: scones, okay, but salty ones? Not for nothing I put up the sign: "Life is Uncertain - Eat the Dessert First" in my old kitchen in Germany (sadly it … Continue reading BACON-CHEDDAR-CHIVE SCONES – A WONDERFUL SURPRISE!
ENGLISH MUFFINS – IN HAMBURG
Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts Visiting my hometown Hamburg in May, I didn't really expect to bake anything. But our little Airbnb apartment in Schanzenviertel, Hamburg's youngest and dirtiest most colorful quarter, had a fully equipped kitchen, and I had some time on hand.Occupied house in SchanzenviertelRichard was attending a full immersion German … Continue reading ENGLISH MUFFINS – IN HAMBURG
CHOCOLATE CHERRY HAZELNUT BREAD
Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts Time flies, and, before I could even turn the February leaf of my (heavily scribbled on) kitchen calender, we have March and a new Avid Baker's Challenge.Hanaâ, whose choices we ABC bakers follow meekly, picked the No-Knead Chocolate Cherry Pecan Bread from King Arthur's website (our 2013 recipe … Continue reading CHOCOLATE CHERRY HAZELNUT BREAD
BOSTON CREAM PIE – IT’S A CAKE!
Hier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Post January is finally over - it was no friend of the Anderson family, nor of their car! But we survived the untimely end of our vehicle, and even our colorful bruises are by now almost history.Fortunately we survived the collision - our car did not!Time for a brand … Continue reading BOSTON CREAM PIE – IT’S A CAKE!
PANETTONE’S LITTLE COUSINS – PANETTONE MUFFINS
A sprinkling with sparkling sugar adds a nice crunchHier geht's zur deutschen Version dieses Posts A hopefully happier New Year (no broken foot, no deer in the car, and no campaign ads!) has begun - and with it a brand new Avid Baker's Challenge. In 2013 we will throw out combined baking efforts at King Arthur … Continue reading PANETTONE’S LITTLE COUSINS – PANETTONE MUFFINS