Category Archives: baking

Out On A Limb CSA – 2nd Share

From top right, clockwise: St. Lawrence, Maiden’s Blush, Sharon, Whitney Crab, and Wealthy. There was also one St. Edmund’s Russet that was eaten before I took this photo – it was pear-like and delicious. But I haven’t done anything with … Continue reading

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Sitting Outside

Labor Day weekend means the end of summer in Maine – in other places, it’s summer hot until at least mid-September. But our beach days are winding down and I’ve been sure to make the most of this fine stretch … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

I don’t know about you, but I’m experiencing holiday food fatigue. In catching up on my food blog browsing, I’m most drawn in by new recipes that are lighter and don’t involve cranberries or baked casseroles.  So after a long weekend … Continue reading

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Pie-O-Rama: Homemade Cherry Pie

It has been well documented that I suck at baking (see failed cheesecake, failed pavlova, failed cookies).  But I was bound and determined to make a good pie for this month’s Pie-o-rama. Several Portland food bloggers publish collaborative reviews on … Continue reading

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Buffalo Wing Cupcakes

With this year’s Bufffalo Wing Cupcakes, I’ve started a tradition: Super Bowl cupcakes (last year’s: Mardi Gras King Cupcakes).  This idea came from Tosh.0 where he said you could be the grossest person at the Super Bowl party by bringing these. … Continue reading

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Cheddar Apple Pie

Lest you think I’m late to the party and trying to suggest pies for the Eating Holiday that just passed, know that I made this for no reason other than that I had a lot of spare apples and was … Continue reading

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Garbage Cookies

After my failed attempt at recreating the finicky momofuku compost cookies, I concluded that it’d be much easier to take your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and just add a bunch of your favorite snack foods and candy. So when … Continue reading

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