I tend to jump to conclusions. I decide whether or not I may like a recipe before I even try it, so I’ve probably missed out on a lot of really amazing things. On the bright side, I usually love the dishes I make and rarely have one that bombs! My friend gave me this recipe for baked oatmeal, and it sat in my recipe file forever. She’s the same one who made me try the baked brie that I knew I’d hate (I didn’t) and the pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that are my obsession in the fall. So after I finally tried this recipe, I realized I really need to trust her judgement and make everything she recommends — immediately! Continue reading
I really do make things other than desserts. I know you won’t believe me if you’ve only been following my blog recently. For some reason, I have been exclusively posting these decadent treats. But I think you’ll thank me for this one!
We were baking bread today and one of my tricks is to bake something while the bread is rising in order to provide heat for the rising process without wasting a hot, empty oven. My kids decided cookies were the perfect thing to bake, but I was out of baking powder. How in the world does that happen? Anyway, I wanted to have a recipe that only used baking soda and I really wanted to utilize oatmeal. After a short trip on Pinterest, I found a recipe that my kids could easily make. They decided to change it up and this is what they came up with!