Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Pies, a Gift, and More Granola to Give Away!

Hey everybody!

How was your Thanksgiving?  I had a restful break full of family time and a welcome repose from bakery and school work.  Monday I returned to the final full week of class, which has been busy but fun because I have some great students this semester.  I wanted to update you on everything I've been cooking around here but I'm also giving you a heads up about a big giveaway coming tomorrow for Simple Lives Thursday!  Come on back tomorrow!  My post will likely go up in the afternoon, so keep an eye out, and read all the other interesting contributions about sustainability and thrift to our Simple Lives Thursday blog hop.

For Thanksgiving, I made herbed dinner rolls and Dorie's twofer pie, which is a pumpkin pie with a pecan topping.  The crust is white whole wheat, my new favorite thing.


I brought my sister a small hostess gift.  I made her a little jar of cane sugar infused with crystalized ginger.


Thanksgiving was a blast.

On the homestead, we've been cooking Danelle's spare ribs. (Seriously good.)  After about 6 hours in the slow cooker they magically became perfectly tender and fell off the bone, which I did not manage to photograph.


I've also been making a lot of THIS!



So come back tomorrow and try to win some.

See you then!



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