TWD: Baking with Julia – Pizza Rustica

TWD: Baking with Julia – Pizza Rustica

I was proud of my baking project this week. I deviated a little from the recipe, took into account other people’s comments on the TWD blog, and came out with something yummy! It wasn’t the hardest recipe that we’ve tackled so far, but it wasn’t the easiest either. Making dough for anything is still not … Continue reading

Surprise dinner

Surprise dinner

When I got home last night, my friend called up. They have a crabpot out under the sea ice, and apparently dropped it right into a super colony of crabs. They’re bringing in a load almost every day. They were looking to share some. So Parker and I hopped in the truck and headed back … Continue reading

TWD: Baking with Julia – Chocolate Tartlets

TWD: Baking with Julia – Chocolate Tartlets

Chocolate Tartlets. When I read, on Tuesdays with Dorie, that this was the baking project for the week, I was nervous. “What is a tartlet?” I asked myself. When embarking upon baking desserts, I usually go the more familiar direction of pie. Sometimes  I can squeak out a cake here and there, if I’m making … Continue reading

Tuesday always comes back around.

Tuesday always comes back around.

As I mentioned before, I’ve joined the baking blog Tuesdays With Dorie. This means I’m baking, on a regular basis, with at least 300 other people around the world! It’s kind of neat to think that I’m bringing this project to Western Alaska. I wonder if I’m the only one… We’re working through the recipes in Baking … Continue reading

a whole new world.

a whole new world.

So this blog thing is kind of new for me. I had one before, but it was a joint effort between my husband and myself, and we really didn’t keep up with it well. Recently, my sister asked me to join an online baking adventure with her. See, we live on completely opposite coasts of … Continue reading