*Cookies can also be used as spackle, or as door-stops.
Last week I decided that I wanted to actually make something for Sarge for Valentine's Day. Or at least watch someone else do it. Because the last time I tried to make something, the red stuff wasn't food-colouring. But it was iron- enriched. Anyway, I'm looking up baking ideas, and my PA suggests Martha Stewart. … Continue reading Back-seat Baking: Chocolate Ginger Cupcakes
I got Sarge a slow-cooker for Christmas. It was not used in the making of these brownies. Recipe adapted from another found on the internet. Ingredients: ½ stick unsalted butter 1 large bar (100g) of dark chocolate (we used Green and Black's 70% cocoa, because it’s tasty.) 4 eggs 1 pinch salt 1 ½ cups … Continue reading Back-seat Baking: Chocolate Maple Syrup Brownies
There is Christmas shopping to be done, but I didn’t want to go out on Saturday. Strange, me not wanting to go out. I embraced this feeling and spent time reading books and poems, sometimes aloud. Sarge went out and came home with a haircut and a bottle of Kahlúa. And ingredients for a Backseat … Continue reading Back-seat Baking: Cider Doughnuts
Remember when I said I didn’t bake? Well, I’ve decided I’ll watch other people do it, and record the process/results. I’ll call the series Back-seat Baking, and I thank Sarge for the name suggestion. And so. Sarge brought home a box of cookie mix and a bag of marshmallows yesterday. ‘Do you mind if I … Continue reading Back-seat Baking: Adventures in Chocolate
I just finished a rather lovely dinner that Sarge made. I eat, but I don’t cook. Last night, while watching Life Is Beautiful for the first time (what took me so long?), I ate another meal Sarge made. And I cried. Twice. But that was the film, and had nothing to do with his cooking. … Continue reading I Am Not a Cook