Spent pretty much all day in the kitchen cooking yesterday. i started early with spaghetti sauce for dinner. Next thing you know i’m making apple cranberry sauce to can followed by hand pies and a regular pie. Everything from scratch! While i was cooking Daddy was upstairs cleaning house. Laundry, vacuuming, dusting, putting a new piece of furniture together. We were busy. Dinner was good … Continue reading kitten’s kitchen
Yep! i’m one of those who celebrates my birthday for at least a week. *giggles* If truth be told, i start getting excited way back in March or April. The little in me can’t resist the count down and almost daily reminders to Daddy (and anyone who will listen) that it’s almost my birthday. 🙂 Jodie Day was Wednesday. At 12:00 am June 10th, Daddy … Continue reading Birthday Week
These little brownie bites are better than they look!!! The flavor is outta this world and the texture is spot on, which for those of you eating gluten free is a challenge. This recipe is my own, so please give credit if/when you share it. 😉 Thanks! Let’s dig in! Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Bites– makes 2 dozen 1/4 cup softened butter 3/4 … Continue reading Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Bites
Baking is one of those things which comes and goes with me. When I bake, I bake A LOT and often. Then I peter out for a bit until the next wave of enthusiasm hits. I never stop baking altogether, it just slows down. All of my baking is gluten free. It creates a few challenges in texture, but over time I’ve learned how to … Continue reading Bread & Cookies
I’ve started the process of detoxing off gluten once again. I slept until nearly 4pm today. My body is screaming at me to SLEEP and HYDRATE!!! Water is my bestie when I’m detoxing. To drink as much as I need to I found that adding a bit of lemon or other fruit to it breaks the monotony of gallons upon gallons of water. My body … Continue reading Gluten Free Baking & Other Stuff.
While Daddy’s at work, i like to explore new ideas in the kitchen. I was a busy girl today! 2 batches of pickles and 4 batches of my personal version of a granola bar using Chex cereal. Hold onto your hat and be prepared for sweet decadence! 1 cup Chex Cinnamon Cereal 1 cup Chex Peanut Butter Cereal 1 cup Gluten Free Pretzels 1/2 cup … Continue reading kitten’s Chex Bars
Chocolate cake is a favorite in our house. For Daddy’s Day, I baked a special layer cake with all of our favorite things in mind. Ingredients For Cake: 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (I like the dark chocolate) 1/2 cup boiling water 2 1/4 cups gluten free all purpose flour 1 T plus 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 tsp xanthan gum … Continue reading Did I hear chocolate cake?
When I got up this morning, I didn’t plan for my day to go as it did. I’ve enjoyed the day immensely. Just haven’t gotten done any of the things I wanted to. Guess there’s still time. The evening is young? 🙂 I got up early and vacuumed, my very least favorite chore! Have to admit, I do rather enjoy frightening the dog as I … Continue reading Not what I planned…