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Friday, December 31st, 2010

December 2010 Baking

My new idea about keeping track of what I bake for the month is to do a monthly blog. Certainly nothing for anyone but me to read but it will be interesting to see how much I bake a month (December probably doesn't count since it is a lot of holiday baking).

01. Divine Mint Brownie Wedges
02.
03.
04. Brown Sugar Bundt Cake w/Maple Espresso Glaze
05.
06. German Chocolate Cake, M&M Cookies, Triple Cinnamon Snickerdoodle Bars
07.
08.
09.
10. Chocolate Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Bars
11. Chocolate Cream Cheese Peanut Butter Bars (#2), Lemon Creme Bars
12.
13. Lemon Creme Bars (#2), Espresso Swirled Brownies
14. Marbled Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
15. Homemade Caramels, Coconut Indulgences
16. Pecan Tassies, Russian Tea Cakes, Snickers Surprises, PB Blossoms
17. PB Truffles, Very Berry Oatmeal Cookies, Molasses Cookies VI,
18. Sour Cream & Sugar Walnuts
19. Chocolate Pomegranate Cake with Chocolate Glaze
20. PB Blossoms, Mixed Berry Oatmeal (2nd batch of each), East 62nd Lemon Cake
21. Honey-Nut Bars, Red Velvet Cake, White Chocolate/Mac Cookies
22. Frosting (Red Velvet Cake), Harvest Apple Cake
23. Caramel Sauce (for Apple Cake)
24. Snickerdoodle Blondies, Black & White Brownie Bars
25.
26. Snickerdoodle Blondies with Cinnamon Chips, On-The-Fence Brownies
27. Rudolph's Chocolate Truffle Cake (Humzoo Rad Cake)
28. East 62nd Lemon Cake (Dick's Birthday)
29.
30.
31. On-The-Fence Brownies #2 (Librarians)


Tags:  baking
10 Comments
_DELETED_ckraus
HEY! - you missed some days. Getting a little lax don't you think :)
Carol   Saturday, January 1, 2011
billpearch
Wow! That's quite a bit.
Bill Pearch   Saturday, January 1, 2011
lgrant
It was December so more than a normal month but I still will probably be surprised each month with how much I do bake. I thought the librarians might be less than enthusiastic after all the holiday eating but I was welcomed with open arms yesterday when I went to pick up books before my holds expired. Two Saturdays being closed has gotten me off schedule on book returns and pickups.

I agree, Carol, that I missed a few days. Guess I need to be more diligent in 2011 to bake each day of the month--though where I'd put all the food I have no idea. LOL

Just realized it is 2011. Wow.
LGrant   Saturday, January 1, 2011
_DELETED_ckraus
You know I'm just kidding. That was quite a feat. You are amazing. I know I couldn't bake that much. I've gotten to where I don't even like to cook that much. What am I going to do with the hundreds of cookbooks I have?????
Carol   Saturday, January 1, 2011
lgrant
Library would probably take the donation. Tell them you are retired from cooking. :)
LGrant   Saturday, January 1, 2011
_DELETED_ckraus
I can't -- just not ready to part with them yet. There seems to be this level of comfort when I look at them -- like maybe the urge to cook will hit me someday and I will need a cookbook -- or a hundred of them.
Carol   Saturday, January 1, 2011
lgrant
Cookbooks don't go out of style they just get more interesting with age. The library will always be there if you change your mind. I have a few and I rarely use them--I use the computer and internet more for baking but they are old friends and I like them being here. :)
LGrant   Saturday, January 1, 2011
reera
I just love reading cookbooks and really get a kick out ones that are written by church and school communities. Sometimes I just pull a few and sit and plan imanginery dinner parties. Sometimes I get inspired to do something new. They can tell a lot about culture and people.
dannie   Saturday, January 1, 2011
nheinzel
#19 was awfully good!!
!   Saturday, January 1, 2011
_DELETED_ckraus
No. 28 is our favorite - but then I imagine we would have other favorites if we lived close enough to sample them. Maybe it's a good thing we don't since we might be as big as a house if we were able to sample all your great treats.
Carol   Monday, January 17, 2011
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