Monthly Archives: December 2010

Book Review: The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards

I celebrated the first day of winter by starting what I hoped to be the first of many books I read during the cold months here in Minnesota. Four days later, I had finished The Lake of Dreams and felt as though I had gone on a mini vacation to the Finger Lakes region in […]

Daring Bakers December- Stollen

The 2010 December Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Penny of Sweet Sadie’s Baking. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers to make Stollen. She adapted a friend’s family recipe and combined it with information from friends, techniques from Peter Reinhart’s book…and Martha Stewart’s demonstration. I’ve been curious about Stollen for a while now. It’s mentioned […]

Last of the Holiday Baking

I feel like I baked treats the entire month of December! Today I decided I was done. Most everything I baked went to other homes and that’s a good thing. There are a few things I wanted for here and my husband had one request, so I’ll share those three things here with you. First, […]