TWD- Cherry Nectarine Pie

What is it about baking in someone else's kitchen that makes you feel out of sorts? We're visiting family and we're staying at my parent's. For some reason, I cannot bake very well in my mom's kitchen. Cooking is ok, just not baking. Things turn out like this and this. So sad.I wasn't sure how … Continue reading TWD- Cherry Nectarine Pie

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TWD- French Strawberry Cake

This week's TWD is for French Strawberry cake, a light genoise cake filled with macerated strawberries and covered in cream. The recipe is very straightforward and easy. "A génoise cake is an Italian sponge cake named after the city of Genoa and closely associated with Italian and French cuisine that does not use any chemical leavening, instead using air suspended in the batterduring mixing to give volume to … Continue reading TWD- French Strawberry Cake

Oatmeal Cookie Cups with Vanilla Yogurt

Last baby shower recipe! This was the surprise hit. I wasn't sure how yogurt and oatmeal cookie cups would be together, but it turned out to be one of the best dishes!Oatmeal Cookie Cups with Vanilla Yogurtadapted from kevinandamanda1 cup unsalted butter, softened3/4 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup packed light brown sugar2 large eggs1 teaspoon vanilla … Continue reading Oatmeal Cookie Cups with Vanilla Yogurt

TWD- Not-Just-for Thanksgiving Cranberry Shortbread Cake

 Do you like cranberries? They, it seems to me, are conflicted. They can be yummy- dried is pretty much the only way I like them. Doused with sugar and canned is the only way most other people I know like them. But this week's TWD was a great new twist to the fickle fruit. Dorie's Cranberry … Continue reading TWD- Not-Just-for Thanksgiving Cranberry Shortbread Cake

CS Bakers- Fresh Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze

This month's Cake Slice Bakers recipe was for Fresh Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze from Southern Cakes by Nancie McDermott. I'll have to be honest, I haven't loved all the recipes from this book. This one for me was kinda gross. Maybe I did it wrong, but it was oily with not much apple … Continue reading CS Bakers- Fresh Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Glaze