Category Archives: Baking

Fancy Coffee Friday: Cake, a Dead Chicken and the Plague

Picture it, January 2nd, 2015, in southern Wisconsin where it is brown, cold and lacking snow.  I’m perched at my home office desk in my workout gear after just sending off a first draft for another article at N Magazine, … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday*: Pinterest Failure #1

*So apparently trying to schedule posts from my phone just doesn’t work.  Here is Friday’s post… on Sunday. I have always been an avid baker.  My Mom made what I considered to be the most delicious bars and snack cakes … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Hiking and Minor Hiccups

It occurred to me that I’d not done a “Go Take a Hike Sunday” for a while and Mr. Muse and I had done just that a couple Sunday’s ago.  I live in Wisconsin’s Driftless Region, and we have some … Continue reading

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Zucchini! It’s, what’s for dinner (and breakfast, lunch, snacks and desserts)

When you start off in the spring with a garden, your eyes are bigger than your ambition (and your stomach) and even after years of experience sometimes too many of one thing gets planted and you begin to see the … Continue reading

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Recipe Time: Bob’s Red Mill ‘Muesli Cookies’

The other week as I was perusing the aisles of Whole Foods, I happened upon a mid-aisle display of Bob’s Red Mill’s Gluten Free Muesli.  My Swedish friends often regale me with stories of muesli for breakfast and I have … Continue reading

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Sinfully Delicious – Mexican Hot Chocolate Snickerdoodles

I know you were all hoping that I was referring to myself (I kind of was), but for the purposes of this post, I’m talking COOKIES! This evening, Mr. Muse and I will be joining friends for a potluck dinner … Continue reading

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GF/DF Brownies? Oh yes I can!

A while ago, DH and I were having a party and I wanted to have a chocolate dessert on the menu.  I figured that brownies would be perfect, but the challenge was finding a recipe that was gluten free and … Continue reading

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