Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Bakers Challenge: July 2013

Battenberg cake by Battinburg Cakes We completed and posted our first cake challenge with Daring Bakers.  The challenge was  this:  Pick anything from any prior challenge.  Kewl!  We reviewed several years’ worth of challenges and finally landed on the June 2012 Challenge:  Going Batty for Battenberg Cake.  Battenberg cakes are a British cake created by …

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Peach Upside Down Cake Recipe

We recently had what we call a Lemon-day Picnic…something we did from the time the wee ones were little…a picnic in the middle of the family room floor because somebody was having a lemon-storm (crappy) day.  As a family, we turned lots of lemon storms into lemonade at these picnics. Well, my youngest baby is …

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**Update** Baking with our Babies

***Update*** Got the recipe for the fantabulous (Paleo) Cherry Peach Pie. A couple of things to note though…we buy local, farm-raised fruits and veggies and, for the things that we love (like peaches & cherries) we preserve them so that we are able to enjoy them long after they are no longer in season. Our …

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Baking with our Babies

As you all know, we are AVID bakers.  As the mom of this team, I began baking with my babies when they were very, very small by having them measure out the ‘gredients.  I learned very quickly how frustrating the myriad of containers could be to those small hands and I was determined to enable …

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Happy Birthday America!!!

Happy Birthday America!!! We baked a pigs in a hot tub filled with mud cake for you. Okay – so you are asking yourself, “Self…what in the name of all that oinks does that pigs in the mud-filled hot tub cake have to do with the celebration of America’s independence?” Well, let us  ‘splain. For …

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Great Buttercream Recipe

Our goals are to share what we know, what we learn, and thank those other people who have been awesome enough to help along the way. So share we shall… Evidently, a good baker never gives up her secret special recipe…it’s kind of like Coke not coughing up their ingredients list for Pepsi to steal – …

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Daring Baker’s Challenge

We were voracious readers of food blogs and how-to’s long before we decided to start our own.  We kept seeing posts out there that were labelled as a “Daring Bakers Challenge” and wondered what that was all about.  We figured it out.  It is a community of food bloggers associated with a website called “The …

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