Category Archives: baking

Crispy Mushroom “Bacon”

Who knew that crispy vegan bacon made from mushrooms could taste so good? This recipe from Serious Eats looked so intriguing, I did a rough, half-assed trial batch leaving out the garlic powder because I didn’t have any, and skipping the last … I’m hungry! {read more}

Brown Butter Apple Loaf from the Kitchn

brown butter apple loaf

Over the weekend I made the Kitchn’s brown butter apple loaf twice. Served with tea and coffee, it was perfect for the cold and rainy weather we’ve been having here in SF. The recipe is pretty solid, but I wrote … I’m hungry! {read more}

apricot squares

Apricot Squares, adapted from Baking Illustrated

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (7 1/2 ounces) unbleached all-purpose flour 1 1/4 cups quick-cooking oats 1/3 cup (2 1/3 ounces) granulated sugar 1/3 cup packed (2 1/3 ounces) light brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup … I’m hungry! {read more}

School lunch sugar cookies

Sugar cookies with icing and sprinkles

I got the recipe from my mother, who works as a lunch lady and has been making and serving these cookies to thousands of students for over 20 years. By combining butter and oil for the fat, as well as … I’m hungry! {read more}

spinach olive oil cupcakes

spinach olive oil cupcakes

Carrots can have a cake, so why can’t spinach?