I always come back to making cookies. I guess it's because when I first began to bake, I baked cookies. I was low-tech, imprecise, carefree - I just chucked ingredients in a bowl and forgot all of the really interesting facts my sister would teach me while we made delicious desserts. So cookies are really … Continue reading Adventures in Baking No. 54: Chocolate-Mint Cookies! (Plus some chocolate chip cookies…)
Category: Cookbook Bookshelf
Hey everyone! At long last, I have finally dragged myself into the twenty-first century - meaning that this blog has an Instagram! My username is rixtonadventuresinbaking, and if you'd like you can follow me! Also, I got another new cookbook - The Perfect Cookie from America's Test Kitchen! This book is beautiful, with pictures for every … Continue reading Important and Exciting Updates!
Hello, dear readers! It's been a while. Too long. Far too long. I've been buried in a pile of exhaustion and busywork, which has been my excuse for not writing, but never fear - I'm deciding that that ends today. Right now, with this post. I am digging myself out of the Pit of Procrastination. So … Continue reading Catching Up…
For most special occasions, my fabulous sister gets me a new cookbook! This year for the holidays, I received a wonderful book that I've had my eye on: Sweet by Valerie Gordon! I loved this book as soon as I opened it. I mean, what's not to love? Beautiful photography, clear writing, and awesome recipes? Sign me … Continue reading New Addition: Sweet by Valerie Gordon!
I absolutely love bookstores, but one thing I love more is a good book sale! I picked up Bernard Clayton's New Complete Book of Breads at a wonderful used book sale and I'm so excited to make something from it! This cookbook is huge, which is promising because it's full of bread recipes! I chose it because … Continue reading New Arrival: Bernard Clayton’s New Complete Book of Breads!
I love books - I love the feeling of falling into a story, of becoming caught up in what happens to characters, of exploring a new world. Books are probably one of my favorite things ever. So what's better than a combination of two of my favorite pastimes, baking and reading? Enter the cookbook! Cookbooks are super-fun … Continue reading New Arrival: Cookies and Cream by Tessa Arias!