Sunday, May 30, 2010

Dinner: Biscuit Dogs

Last week, we had a few days of 90 degree heat, and I had some buttermilk in the fridge. As soon as it broke and I could turn on the oven, I used that buttermilk to make buttermilk biscuit dogs:

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love chocolate chip cookies. Who doesn't?

This recipe is even better: only 6 cookies fit on my giant cookie sheet. I use about 1/3 cup dough for each cookie, and 1/2 butter, 1/2 shortening in the recipe so they remain nice and soft:

Monday, May 17, 2010

Irish Soda Bread Muffins

I didn't just make Irish Soda Bread this year:

I made some in muffin form for breakfast. Win!

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

It should come as no shock to see peanut butter waiting to be mixed into the soft butter in my mixing bowl:

Once that was creamed nicely with the sugars, eggs were added, followed by flour and leavening:

A few chocolate chips were needed and I scooped them on to my cookie sheets:


Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Irish Soda Bread

I love Irish Soda Bread any time of year, although come spring, I always make some for St. Patrick's day(and neglect to write about it in a timely fashion):

Soda Bread is leavened chemically, and American style has raisins and fennel or caraway seeds. This particular version called for fennel:

I used yogurt for some tang as the liquid once I mixed my dry ingredients:

The thick batter that resulted made a chewy, tasty bread: