How to Make Pumpkin Pie Muffins

As a ratio baker, I use ratios and weights to bake, so this is more of a how to guide than an actual recipe. October and November mean pumpkin pie to me. It's literally the only time of the year I ever eat pumpkin pie. There's one specific brand I'll eat, but it's been harder … Continue reading How to Make Pumpkin Pie Muffins

Basic Ingredients for Custard, Biscuits, and Muffins/Quick Breads

Some time ago, I shared lists for the basic ingredients for cakes, cookies, and bread. That was really some time ago. About a year ago, actually. I've done much more baking since then, wandering into the realms of custard, biscuits, and muffins. As this posts, the world is facing the COVID-19 pandemic, and, for whatever … Continue reading Basic Ingredients for Custard, Biscuits, and Muffins/Quick Breads

5 Things You Can Bake Without Planning

Short on time or baking at the spur of the moment? These 5 things are perfect choices! For years, whenever I wanted to bake, I had to plan for it. I had to make sure I had my recipe and all the ingredients I would need, and remember to let the eggs come to room … Continue reading 5 Things You Can Bake Without Planning

A Quick Guide to Ratio Baking Muffins

Muffins aren't just delicious, but are so easy to make. Not only are they easy and delicious, but I can literally walk into the kitchen, decide to bake something, and walk out 10 minutes or less later with a full muffin tin happily baking away (depending on whether or not my 2 year old wanted … Continue reading A Quick Guide to Ratio Baking Muffins

Triple Berry Muffins

Now that Christmas has passed, our local markets seem to think it's time for summer, and so they stock the produce section with berries. Considering I live in Southern California, warm weather in January is possible (70s and sunny all week!), so I suppose they're not wrong about summer approaching. Alas, it isn't quite berry … Continue reading Triple Berry Muffins

A Year of Adventures in Ratio Baking

About a year ago, I got it into my head that I'd like a kitchen scale and I'd like to figure out ratio baking. The Husband got me a kitchen scale for Christmas, probably because I wouldn't shut up about it, and then my brain panicked because it meant I should actually use it. I … Continue reading A Year of Adventures in Ratio Baking

Adventures in Ratio Baking: Time for Muffins

My husband has work meetings that occur right around lunchtime. He told me it was making him lose focus because he hadn't eaten anything since breakfast, so I offered to start baking for his meetings. He thinks it's nice of me. I think it's nice of them to eat all the baked goods I don't … Continue reading Adventures in Ratio Baking: Time for Muffins