Archive for June, 2009

Bakewell Tart/Pudding: Daring Bakers June 2009

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

The June Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Jasmine of Confessions of a Cardamom Addict and Annemarie of Ambrosia and Nectar. They chose a Traditional (UK) Bakewell Tart… er… pudding that was inspired by a rich baking history dating back to the 1800’s in England.

Simple Yet Elegant

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

I told you I’d elaborate on the ice cream I made to go with my birthday cake, didn’t I?

Iron Cupcake: Summer Berries IV

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

I didn’t think I’d have time for this final entry, but I was at the grocery store the other night and noticed that the raspberries weren’t THAT expensive…and it all went downhill from there.

Iron Cupcake: Summer Berries III

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Here we go again… I told you I’d be doing something fun with that sparkling, juicy blackberry jam, didn’t I? Ta daaaaa!

We Jammin’

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

No, I wasn’t listening to Bob Marley when I made this, though the next time I make jam I totally will. Hehe.

Happy Birthday!

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Hooray! It’s my birthday!

Cake & Ice Cream

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

When I visit my parents, I often leave with more things than I had with me when I arrived. Sometimes it’s mail, sometimes it’s a fun ingredient my parents picked up for me, sometimes it’s something from their garden. Sometimes it’s just an extra ingredient that my mom knows I could use somehow. Recently my […]


Monday, June 15th, 2009

I don’t like that word – foodie – much. It’s a silly non-word. However, I can’t think of a better way to describe my take on a classic, easy bake sale item.

Iron Cupcake: Summer Berries II

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

This is my second offering for this month’s Iron Cupcake, but was actually my first idea upon learning the theme of Summer Berries. I’m doing these in order of what’s on sale that week…

Brain Freeze

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

I’ve got ice cream on the brain. I finally convinced myself I should buy an ice cream book I’ve been wanting for a while now, and ended up with another one to peruse in the meantime. My birthday is in a little over a week and I’m still crossing my fingers for an ice cream […]