Sunday, November 5, 2017

crocheted bag

This is a bag I made to replace the one I haul my kindle and charging cord around in on occasion. I made the basic rectangle, then a second free-standing rectangle and hooked it across to make a pocket.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

German apple cake

I bought a spring form pan just to bake this. It was ok - pretty easy to make, rather like a pound cake with apple on top. It's even better with tons of whipped cream dumped on it. Otherwise it's a bit dry for my tastes.

Peach cobbler

This was a recipe for crispy peach cobbler. I think it would have gone better if I'd had a broader pan. However, it was easy and the staff liked it.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Overnight blueberry french toast

I used this recipe (cut in half). Sort of. I didn't do the sauce (seriously? I'm not making a compote or whatever it is!) and I used frozen blueberries. I think I possibly had too much bread and didn't distribute the egg mixture evenly enough over it. and it could have used more blueberries. I just put a little butter on top in the last few minutes. It was actually quite edible though. I think I might use this again but tweak it a little more next time.

Thursday, September 21, 2017


I made this buttermilk chicken recipe from TND. It tasted ok. It was easy. But I realized I...don't think I've ever actually roasted chicken before, so I have nothing to compare it to.

Apple cake take 2

I tried again, this time with all the ingredients, and it's really, really good. Moist and appley. Sort of like apple pie filling with a little moist cake. Not remotely healthy, except for the apples, but yummy.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Crazy quilt

Finally finished one top. I've been sewing bits on this for YEARS. I think I'm just going to sew a plain muslin border and back to it.