June 20, 2014

Cherry Kuchen

Time for another Cake Slice Baker's cake.  Once again it was free choice between 4 different cakes, and I chose a Cherry Kuchen. I can't wait to see what my fellow bakers chose as their cake.

June 19, 2014

Passion-Orange-Guava Bundt Cake ~ #BundtBakers

I was so excited when I found out that the theme for BundtBakers this month was Tropical - this theme is made for where I live! There is such an abundance of fantastic fruit here, and although I quickly made my choice I think that I may have to make a few more bundts based on this idea.

June 17, 2014

Red, White & Blue Oatmeal Cookies ~ #CreativeCookie Exchange

It is #Creative Cookie Exchange time again and this month's theme is Red, White, and Blue.  A couple of different ideas went through my mind until I came to what I thought was a great idea. However, we all know about those best laid plans, don't we......

June 03, 2014

Dried Cherry and Mahlab Scones ~ #Twelve Loaves

The theme for #Twelve Loaves is Cherries!  There is just something magical about the first cherry of the season.  We are not there yet so I decided to use dried cherries.  My adventure with yeast breads has been great, but time really got away from me this month, so I decided to make scones.

June 01, 2014

Review for Spices & Seasons

For the first time on my blog there is no recipe today with this post - shocking I know - but there is something fun and rewarding if you keep reading.  Over the past few weeks I have been participating in a blog-off sponsored by Hippocrene Books celebrating the new cookbook Spices & Seasons ~ Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors, and today I am reviewing the book.