The Gift of Cooking

The Gift of Cooking

For my birthday in November, I was given the gift of “Do Something”. My something happened to be a cooking class yesterday evening with my husband, Ben. We had a good time learning new skills and the food was delicious.

Plate of Chicken with gravy, arugula butternut squash salad, and cheesy risotto Read more

Autumn Leaf Cookies

Autumn Leaf Cookies

Earlier this fall I bought these little leaf sprinkles and have been just waiting to get the time to use them. Along with the flower cookies, I made a few leaf shape cookies to ice and coat in these sprinkles.

Sweetly,

Gwenlynn

Take Three – Video Editing on my Phone

Take Three – Video Editing on my Phone

This time I used an iPhone app to edit my video, it is a bit long since the highest speedup is only x2, but yeah no black border and it is not stretched out!

Sweetly,

Gwenlynn Read more

Video Editting – Icing Cookies

Video Editting – Icing Cookies

Take two at video editing! Aspect ratio is better this time around, so yea improvement! I’ll keep at, let me know if you have any tips.

Sweetly,

Gwenlynn

Royal Icing – Pink Flower

Royal Icing – Pink Flower

So more skills to be learned: video editing! I’ve been icing some cookies and now I am working on editing the video to put up for all of you to enjoy. Let me know if you have any simple video editing recommendations. An iPhone app would be great to cut down on file transfer for my Instagram posts.

Sweetly,

Gwenlynn Read more

I Flipped The Egg

I Flipped The Egg

It’s Saturday morning again, ya’ll and I am once again practicing my sunny-side-up egg making skills. My excitement this morning which included a kitchen jig when I finally accomplished getting the egg to flip over by a movement of the skillet. Instead of trying to shuffle it onto a spatula for the flip. 😀

I hope your morning started off just as well as mine, Happy Saturday!

Sweetly,

Gwenlynn

Iced Pumpkin Bites

Iced Pumpkin Bites

I decided to wrap up this month of trying new pumpkin recipes with something sweet. Pumpkin bites coated in maple icing. The bites were easy to mix up in a bowl and filled up three mini muffin tins. I got all three tins to fit on one rack in the oven and they baked for 12 minutes. Once out I let them cool a few minutes in the pan before moving to the cooling racks to coat them.

Plated Iced Pumpkin Bites

The icing process was really easy as I could dip the tops into the icing and with a roll of the wrist, the excess icing would drip off before I moved onto the next. Once coated in the icing I sprinkled a pinch of cinnamon sugar over top. They looked wonderful as seen pictured and I delightfully ate a few up.  Read more