I feel like I should be making pies. I rarely even eat pie, but I feel like I’m supposed to make at least one this week since I made so many in the past weeks. In the week or so … Continue reading Because yes, sometimes pies are squared…
Printed with permission of the Alpine Avalanche – Aug. 10, 2017 UPDATE 02/2018: I’m very sad to report that the bakery is closed. It was my weekend go-to when I didn’t feel like cooking breakfast and/or wanted to grab something … Continue reading Check out the Smallest Bakery West of the Pecos… Sweet and Savory Bakery!
Printed with permission of the Alpine Avalanche – Aug. 3, 2017 Sourdough is the oldest and most original form of leavened bread. The oldest recorded use of sourdough is from the Ancient Egyptian civilizations, back around 1500 B.C. If you … Continue reading Sourdough cultures – creating naturally leavened bread since at least 1500 B.C.
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche I’ve been on a baking kick lately and I can’t decide if that’s a good thing or a bad thing. It’s a great feeling to be baking again after a year-long hiatus … Continue reading Bake these muffins and watch them magically disappear
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche “Have you ever been to the Alpine Bread Lady?” asked JT Maroney, publisher of the newspaper you’re reading right now. I had never even heard of such a person before he asked. … Continue reading Texas Cottage Food Law and the Taste and See Bakery
Time for some “real talk” here… and by “real talk,” I mean I’m not limited to a word count or subject matter because this is straight-up bloggy, not newspapery. There might even be a typo or two. Plus I just … Continue reading Caffeine and cookies on a Thursday afternoon…
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche About one thousand, seven hundred and forty-seven years ago, a Roman priest named Valentinus sat in prison, awaiting his death for defying an oppressive Roman emperor by marrying Christian couples who were … Continue reading Love is in the air… or is that the smell of fresh-baked cookies?
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche The Jeff Davis County Library Cookbook Club met recently for a holiday inspired cookie swap and to discuss the new cookbook, Dorie’s Cookies, while eating cookies brought by the club members. Does … Continue reading Press them, roll them, drop them… get those cookies baking!
PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE http://www.alpineavalanche.com Saturday evening, we attended the Marfa premier of the film, “Agave is Life” at the Crowley Theater. The event was underwritten by the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, and we were … Continue reading Agave and chocolate and mezcal… oh, my!