Natalya Syanova’s Bread Baking

“I loved walking home with a warm loaf of bread and breaking off a piece of fresh, delicious crust to chew along the way.” — Natalya A molasses-flavored sourdough bread I have made several times was discovered on a site named, Natasha’s Baking. It’s soft rye bread with a touch of sweetness. The bread hasContinue reading “Natalya Syanova’s Bread Baking”

Pumpkin and Chocolate Chips

“It’s pumpkin season everything!” This quote was posted on social media by my nephew several years ago. His reference to pumpkin season was followed by a fun list of all the fun pumpkin foods on the market this time of year. It made me laugh because it’s so true! Once fall begins, we are inundatedContinue reading “Pumpkin and Chocolate Chips”

Grandma’s Lavender Cookies

“Her love was like lavender, delicate and melancholy.” – from ‘The Painting of Mrs. Ravensbrook’ by Laura Chouette Lavender may be delicate, but its fragrance is intense! My backyard garden has a burgeoning Munstead Lavender plant with deep purple flowers. They were so abundant this season that I was able to create a beautiful lavenderContinue reading “Grandma’s Lavender Cookies”