Here are some photos of things I baked/cooked during Lent. Looking back I’m surprised I didn’t take more pictures. The prosphora photo was taken before baking. I was just impressed with the seal.
[regular blog post at the bottom below the Yarn Along post] So these are some of my recent projects. All of these went into the shop (except that last in-progress photo) but only the miniatures are left. I do like making things people enjoy! Of course, if it's not enjoyable for me then it's hard … Continue reading Yarn Along for August
Yes, that's a little lump of dough in to rise next to the prosphora. 🙂
I tried this recipe and it is wonderful! Even Father liked it, which is saying something. The only changes I made: I used vanilla whey protein powder instead of unflavored (because that's what I had), and I added a packet of Equal sweetener instead of concentrated stevia powder (because I can't tolerate the taste of … Continue reading Low Carb Peanut Butter Fudge
I looked for, found, and tried a recipe for grain-free (read: low-carb) Dutch babies yesterday, and it was fantastic! I had all the ingredients already, mixed it up quickly, and it baked in 12 minutes. I topped it with a little sugar-free strawberry jam but fresh fruit would be good too. I couldn't really tell … Continue reading Almond Dutch Baby
Today involved starting dress #2, helping Duchess cut out the pieces for her vintage-style apron (she expressed an interest in learning to sew), making bread for church tonight, and taking everyone to this year's first Presanctified Liturgy. Thankfully the rain held off this evening, although I got drenched putting groceries in the trunk around midday.
I set out some candy from me and from Grandmother last night. When Mittens saw her heart opened this morning she said, "*gasp* CHOCKIT!!!" Hahaha. I didn't make valentines this year. Yes, shame on me. I guess I was just too busy and knew the youngest two would get more out of it starting next … Continue reading Valentine’s Day