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These cupcakes just don’t keep!

I don’t know how long I’ll be able to keep up on Sundays with Joy (baking from the Joy the Baker cookbook with my online, baking obsessed companions) but I managed this week! We baked mini chamomile cakes with honey … Continue reading

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Oh Joy, it’s back to Sundays with Joy!

It seems like a million years, what with my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah and then Passover with all leavenings and leavened and potentially leavened products banished to the depths of the garage, but I’m back to baking on Sundays with Joy! … Continue reading

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Not Food!

I digress–this is definitely not food or baking-related. It’s a wedding dress, patterned from scratch and created from silk crepe-back satin with hand-appliqued lace.   It took hours upon hours, including thread marking, hand-basting all the vertical seams and a … Continue reading

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Lotsa Matzah!

A wandering mind will occasionally happen upon a truly cockamamie idea. I have frosting (see my previous post), I have matzah, why don’t I make a cake out of it? I’d seen recipes for crepe cakes so that’s where I’m … Continue reading

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It’s a pancake…it’s a cupcake…it’s both!

I just happened to be baking cupcakes because…who needs a reason? Actually, I have four or five students with March birthdays, a load of extra frosting in my refrigerator and a baking mania. Plus, enough batter for 13 cupcakes. I … Continue reading

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More about that cake

In my ardent quest to bake, whether or no baking is a good idea at the time, I’m moving into some bake-along activities. My first adventure was in Sundays with Joy, a group of people dedicated to baking from Joy … Continue reading

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Just trying to do a little baking around here…

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