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Go Vegan Baking

Go Vegan Baking

Go Vegan Baking - two firsts today . . . First Giveaway for My Texas Kitchen First vegan bread recipe to bake The winner of our first Giveaway is Megan McWilliams with her Vegan Banana Bread. Confession - this is my first vegan bread recipe to bake. The recipe looks...

Time For Coffee And Cake

Time For Coffee And Cake

Time for coffee and cake . . . Happy National Coffee Cake Day! Bake and celebrate: Hungarian Coffee Cake, pieces of buttery dough dipped into butter, rolled in cinnamon/sugar, piled into an Angel food cake pan, baked and topped with frosting. That's Hungarian Coffee...

Only The Pure Of Heart

Only The Pure Of Heart

"Only the pure of heart can make good soup." - Ludwig van Beethoven "The sweetest, juiciest part of an asparagus is in its stalk; the thicker the stalk the more of that sweet, pale green flesh there is." says Marcella Hazan in her book, Ingredients. How to buy...

Feed The Soul: Bake Some Bread

Feed The Soul: Bake Some Bread

Feed the soul . . . bake some bread. Since it's National Sourdough Bread Day, let's bake some Sourdough French Bread! We'll start with a Preferment, poolish. It is a bit of a short cut to sourdough french bread. It's perfect for a home baker! Every bit as delicious...

Chiffon Cake vs. Angel Food Cake

Chiffon Cake vs. Angel Food Cake

Chiffon Cake vs. Angel Food Cake . . . how are they the same and how are the different? Chiffon Cakes are Angel Foods are the same: They belong to the basic family, the foam cake. Sponge cakes are included in this family too. They're aerated by beating air into the...

Cinnamon Is How I Roll

Cinnamon Is How I Roll

Cinnamon is how I roll . . . with these delicious, homemade cinnamon rolls! The cinnamon rolls are made with a rich dough of eggs, milk and butter, rolled out and filled with a cinnamon filling, baked, and drizzled with a cream cheese glaze. Richness and decadence at...

Bake The World A Better Place

Bake The World A Better Place

Bake the world a better place one roll at a time! Birdie, my grandmother was known for her bread-baking skills. In fact, friends and family still speak fondly of her dinner rolls. Bake and taste them once and you will know the reason. Bake the world a better place!...

Happiness Is Warm Bread

Happiness Is Warm Bread

Happiness is warm bread . . . fresh from the oven. Focaccia made with fresh rosemary, straight from the garden is out of this world! Pure and simple ingredients: yeast flour olive oil fresh rosemary a teaspoon of sugar a pinch of salt water Focaccia Baking Tips: When...