As the holiday season kicks off – I’m starting to get excited about baking. I’ve noticed that I’m ‘gingerbreading’ everything lately -Heather over at Sugardishme posted an amazing recipe for Gingerbread Pancakes – and they’re freakin’ fabulous. I’ve also adapted it for my Oatmeal Waffle recipe and I’ve got a fabbo gingerbread cinnamon roll recipe that I developed a couple years ago and have since shared with Heather. I love sharing recipes – and I’m gonna tell ya all about it in this reblogged post from July 2012 – when I just started blogging. Enjoy ~
I love to feed people – it’s because I’m Italian and food is a big part of my family’s heritage. I may be indifferent to your physical discomforts if I’m otherwise engaged mentally; however, if you mention feeling a bit ravenous or famished; I’ll immediately stop what I’m doing and get myself to a kitchen. The act of cooking sooths me both physically and mentally; the joy of feeding you and seeing you take delight in food I’ve created gives me pleasure beyond description. Am I altruistic or a narcissist? Who knows; a bit of both, I suspect. But I really, really, really like cooking.
However, it’s baking that I truly love. Anyone that knows me will tell you that during the Christmas season, I’m a bit insane. I start making cookie lists around Thanksgiving and by the 2nd week of December it’s a full-on category 5 hurricane of…
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