Tag: Baking

Foodie Friday: Pumpkin Puree and Roasted Seeds

Despite not feeling like fall here in Texas the autumn, equinox has passed and I decided it was time to make pumpkin bread. I already had everything I needed at home except the pumpkin puree. The grocery store on a Sunday afternoon was chaos and part of it was being worked on and I couldn’t

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Foodie Friday: Strawberry-Basil Meringue

I recently made Lemon Balm-Blackberry Meringue and they are fantastic, like biting into a cloud but I wanted to try some other flavor combinations. I have a couple of basil plants growing like crazy and decided that the next version to try was Strawberry-Basil. The flavors go great together already and were wonderful combined in

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Foodie Friday: Lemon Balm-Blackberry Meringue

Last weekend I had enough people over to cook some recipes that make more than Keltin and I should each normally. For dinner I made Coq Au Vin Blanc (from this post) and it turned out fantastic but for dessert I wanted something lighter. Thus I decided to try my hand at a meringue based

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Green Tea Honeysuckle Cake

As Easter is this weekend I thought i would share what I am making for our family lunch: Matcha Honeysuckle Bundt Cake. I’ve made this recipe once before – at the wrong time of year – and I’m excited to share this bright and delicious cake with my family! See the recipe here: https://mcgeetraveltales.com/2017/12/15/foodie-friday-green-tea-honeysuckle-bundt-cake/

Foodie Friday: Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies

This recipe is a favorite of mine mainly because whenever I make these cookies most people love them. This recipe is originally from a baking box called Sweetbake. As always I’ve messed with the recipe a bit to what I’m going to show you today.  2 1/4 C. Flour 1 Tsp. Baking Soda 1 Tsp. Salt

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Foodie Friday: Cake Batter Cookies

We all have those times when we want to bring something homemade to a party or potluck but don’t always have all the ingredients on hand to make the whole recipe from scratch. This cookie recipe is one that I have gotten a ton of compliments on. The cookies come out of the oven soft

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Foodie Friday: Pumpkin Bread

Oh yes it is that time of year when the pumpkin spiced food comes out of hiding. Now, I’m not a fan of the Pumpkin Spiced Latte but I love me some Pumpkin Bread. In fact, Keltin and I have gone through a loaf and a half in a week. Ingredients: 15 Oz. Pumpkin Puree

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Foodie Friday: Vegan Raspberry Bars

Foodie Friday is back. My apologies for missing last week, I have been busy lately but this week I had time to cook. Alright, this recipe is actually one that I got from a friend and it is excellent, not to mention easy to make. Ingredients: Bars: 2 ½ C. Flour ¾ C. Sugar ½

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Foodie Friday: Snickerdoodle Cookies

I make a ton of chocolate chip cookies and I make a variety of odd herbed cookies; lemon-rosemary, sage thumbprints, etc. But I wanted to make something that was a bit more mainstream in the cookie work without being sugar or chocolate chip so I decided on snickerdoodle.  Ingredients: 1 C. Butter – room temperature

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