Busy, but baking!

I am still baking every few days, but where are the updates? The photos? The posts? What happened? I confess, I’ve been relying mostly on old favorites, choosing recipes from here that are tried and true. I just made my Honey Tea Bread to bring to a party, along with an extra loaf for everyone […]

More on the way …

chocolate chip cookies

I’ve been baking! I promise! Muffins and cookie and loaves, oh my! I’ve been writing other things but this week will come back to the blog, I made some amazing muffins that everybody needs to know about. In the meantime, I’ve also been revisiting certain favorites. Thin and Crispy Oatmeal Cookies Blood Orange Crinkle Cookies […]

You Know You’ve Got A Baking Reputation When Your Friend Sends You This…

Jana's bananas

Sent to me by Jana Uhrich, the incredibly talented designer behind this very blog.

Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Mini Lemon Poppy Muffins

This edition of Baking Adventure in a Messy Kitchen will heretofore be known as. . . The Flattening.

I don’t know why these mini muffins turned out so flat. The photos on the original recipe look lovely, with tiny, cute puffy little muffins perched on a tea towel. Mine came out flat as pancakes on top, almost as if I wanted them that way. Oh wait! Yeeah, I WANTED them that way. Flat muffins. Who doesn’t want flat muffins?