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My sandwich bread recipe

Jessi’s Sandwich Bread (my very own recipe!) 1/3 cup milk 1 cup warm water 56 grams (1/4 cup) melted butter, extra virgin olive oil, or melted coconut oil 75 grams (about 1/4 cup) honey, or 1/4 cup sucanat 200 grams … Continue reading

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A delicious applesauce cake.

Sundays are usually our “dessert day.” (Ok, Saturday, too.) We try not to bake or eat sweets during the week. This was our Sunday treat yesterday: cinnamon-chip applesauce cake with cream cheese frosting. I think it’s the perfect autumn dessert. … Continue reading

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cooking a pumpkin (in the microwave!)

I was really excited to discover that small pumpkins can be cooked in the microwave! Simply remove the stem, cut the pumpkin in half and scrape out the strings/seeds. Then weigh one of the halves and microwave for 7 minutes … Continue reading

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a summer of

Plum chopping, kitchen play, cake with peaches and blueberries, canning (and canning and canning), naps on the sofa, knitting, baking, knitting, puddle stomping. I hope you have enjoyed your summer as much as I have enjoyed mine. I am usually … Continue reading

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ryan’s birthday

Ryan’s birthday was April 9. I felt it was worth mentioning, partially because it’s a big one (29!) and partially because I can’t find my camera charger anywhere and therefore I can’t share anything more recent. Haha. Typical of me, … Continue reading

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peaches to pie

South Carolina peaches are a wonderful thing. This post is a bit late, since I made the peach pie several weeks ago, but better late than never, right? Peaches are the best part of summer. I wish I had been … Continue reading

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for the love of coconut

Coconut layer cake from Bon Appetit magazine (link) I made this for a customer, but I had a reeeeeally hard time not eating this myself. I think I know what the next family get-together dessert is going to be. (In … Continue reading

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