Recipe Review: Cinnamon Roll Apple Pies from YouTube’s Twisted

This is a humbling post, but I submit to you that even supposed “semi-pro” bakers can have off days, read recipes incorrectly, and hare off madly in all directions which leads to…interesting results. Sometimes these results are exciting, new ideas and “tweaks” on tried and true recipes, and sometimes, well, they’re just wrong. Recently, a…

Recipe Review: Gingerbread Cutout Cookies

I know I’ve already been writing about Christmas cooking and baking, but I’m having trouble grasping the fact that it’s actually time again to talk about holiday baking and all things wintery and December-ish. The lack of snow in our region is also hindering my “Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas” vibes, too….

Recipe Review: Scalloped Potatoes by Gimme Some Oven

I must confess; since I was quite young, I’ve been making the same recipe-without-a-recipe scalloped potatoes. I watched my mother make it several times and then made the recipe myself as a duplicate to hers, with a frustratingly low 65-70% success rate. I’ve always figured that my hit-or-miss percentage on this recipe was because I…