Category Archives: Bread

Oats and Taters, Taters and Oats

This past Saint Patrick’s Day, we enjoyed Corned Beef and Cabbage with Guinness! Guinness is good for you, don’t you know? 😉 https://thatsmellsyummy.wordpress.com/2012/03/21/guinness-is-good-for-you/ But instead of making some delicious Irish Soda Bread https://thatsmellsyummy.wordpress.com/2011/03/17/kiss-me-twice-im-irish/ I decided, instead, inspired by my copy of The Complete … Continue reading

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Na, Na, Na, Na, Na, Na…

…Na, na, na, na, na, Na, na, na, na, na, na, Na, na, na, na, na… Let’s take a little Journey and learn about Naan. 😉 (Come on, how many of you got my little punny? Let’s see a show of hands!) … Continue reading

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You Know, They Sell Those at the Store!

That’s what my mother-in-law told me the first time she’d heard I made homemade Flour Tortillas. 😉 And she’s right, of course: for convenience, store-bought tortillas are just the ticket. But when I have some time, feel like puttering about a … Continue reading

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Is Your Irish Showing?

I don’t know about you, but my loved ones made me feel quite spoiled over the holidays. One of the things I was gifted with is The Complete Irish Pub Cookbook from our son, daughter-in-law, and granddaughter. It is a truly … Continue reading

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Do You Have Any Wild Oats to Sow?

We hear all the time about how good oatmeal is supposed to be for us and how a breakfast bowl of oatmeal will stay with you all day. Well, that may be true for many, but it’s never worked for … Continue reading

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Beer is Proof…

…that God loves us and wants us to be happy. 🙂 This quote is often attributed — most likely erroneously — to Benjamin Franklin. Regardless of the authenticity of who did or did not say it, though, I know many folks … Continue reading

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Bleu Bayou

In case you didn’t already know, my hubby LOVES bleu (blue) cheese. Well, actually, he pretty much enjoys ‘most any kind of cheese. I’m rather fond of it myself. 😉 As a matter of fact, the only way he really … Continue reading

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It’s Good to Be the King!

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent.  I know that tomorrow is Ash Wednesday because I know today is Fat Tuesday. And why do I know today is Fat Tuesday? Because here in East Texas, bordering Louisiana … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut…

…sometimes you don’t. 😉 Happy Valentine’s Day Eve! What will you be doing for Valentine’s Day? (Even if you don’t have a sweetie in your life, under my “celebrate every opportunity you get” philosophy, I still think you should commemorate … Continue reading

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You’ll Be Looking for the Dough Boy!

Err, the Pillsbury Dough Boy, that is, not a WWI soldier! 😉 I made up a batch of  my basic yeast roll dough recipe a few days ago, and so one morning this week, I baked us a batch of … Continue reading

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