Monthly Archives: January 2012

Hawaiian Bread

For some reason we were talking about Hawaiian rolls at work the other day, and I decided to try them. I changed the recipe a bit, taking a hint from tennis rolls, and came up with something that was quite … Continue reading

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Last month when I made char siu bao, the recipe I used was mostly from The Daring Kitchen. I decided to join their bakers, and this was my first month. Audax Artifex was our January 2012 Daring Bakers’ host. Aud … Continue reading

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Filled Sweet Rolls

Here’s a recipe for a lightly sweet roll, filled with your choice of sweet topping. Not shockingly, I went with chocolate, but you could use jelly or perhaps a fruit pie filling if you’re somehow not in the mood for … Continue reading

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Tea Eggs

Happy Chinese New Year! Aspiring Bakers‘ theme for this month is Auspicious Dishes for CNY hosted by Wen of Wen’s Delight (details here), and a search for suitable recipes turned up Tea Eggs. I was curious and concerned in equal … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Butter Bars

Another episode of Game of Thrones watched, another dessert made at Ted’s. While making this we watched the fourth episode, which, ridiculously, was also how many sticks of butter goes into this dessert. We were actually going to cut the … Continue reading

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Happy (??) internet blackout day type thing! If you need any info on SOPA and why it’s bad, Nedroid has my favorite post about it. Aaaanyways, on to food! If you’re a fan of french toast, knowing how to make … Continue reading

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Chicken in Milk

First off, I just want to let you know that I finally spent a few bucks, and you can now get to this blog by going to You no longer have to type in the wordpress bit, although it’s … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Cream Cheese Bread

While I was home around New Year, my mom gave me Alton Brown’s Good Eats 3. It had a recipe for pomegranate syrup that got me thinking, which quickly lead to baking. As it turns out, I’m pretty sure I’m … Continue reading

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Korean Meatballs with Quick Pickled Cucumbers

The theme this month for Aspiring Bakers is Reunion Dinner/Chinese New Year. While I technically made these closer to the January 1st New Year while I was at my mom’s, Google leads me to believe that they’d be an acceptable … Continue reading

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Crockpot Oatmeal

This will be one of the worst photographed posts I ever put up, and for that I apologize, but…it’s really hard to hold a loaded crockpot in the middle of the kitchen where there’s light and still have a hand … Continue reading

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