Apple Pie – Simplified

I love apple pie…. Really. To the point that large ones get eaten too fast to be healthy. This weekend I had leftover puff pastry, and I hate wasting pastry. Nom nom nom pastry. Simply roll and line a greased pie tin. Peel and slice 2 apples. I used Braeburn because I had them. Sprinkle…

Happy Day Biscuits

Tomorrow is the staff baking competition at school.  The competition is fierce, and I may never live down the “Cake in a box” incident of 2003.  So, I have to go all out.  Last year when we did Cakes, I made a five layer rainbow cake with 2 layers of icing. This year I was…

So, what’s going on???

It’s been busy around here in the last week.  Busy in a good way. The garden is back in shape after the jaunt to New Caledonia.  I’m not sure why all the berries decided to stop growing while we were away, but methinks the sister who was meant to do the watering probably forgot.  The…

Mini-Bagels…. nom nom nom.

Well, Bagels are stupidly expensive, but I loves them so….. when I have time (or more like when I have LOADS to do but am avoiding it all) I make my own.  Here is my recipe for mini-bagels- adapted from a cookbook I have, so that the bagels can fit in a bento. Mini-bagels Ingredients:–…