Category: Must-Makes from Martha

Recipes from the queen of domesticity Martha Stewart, and her awesome team of course.

At home, Baking Recipes, Brownies & Bars, From the books, Lemon Obsession, Must-Makes from Martha

I really like how lemon bars make me feel

I wonder when this seed was planted. The more I think about it, the more I realize just how unhappy I have been feeling with my life. And I don’t mean it in the aspect of comfort and luxury. I’m grateful for those, sure. I can’t discredit my parents for giving those things to me. …

Autumn baking, Baking Recipes, Must-Makes from Martha, Pies & Tarts, Timeless Treats

A slice of apple pie a day keeps insanity away

Things have been crazy around here. The effects of the flood have not, to put it mildly, been pretty. In fact, looking at the aftermath of it is depressing. We’ve packed a lot of old clothes and shoes for the relief drive, but on a personal level, the damage and loss we have sustained in …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, Must-Makes from Martha

Stained-Glass Cookies to wish you all a Merry Christmas!

I’ve heard or read somewhere that my country celebrates Christmas the longest here in Asia. As soon as the -ber months come around, the malls and restaurants begin blasting on the Christmas music. I’m sure it has more to do with how they want to put the customers in a spending mood, but nonetheless it …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, Experiments & experiences, From the books, Must-Makes from Martha

{Countdown to Christmas} My Peppermint Meringue Milestone

When I bought my copy of Martha Stewart’s Cookies back in September, I spent many nights browsing the book from cover to cover, trying to come up with a game-plan or schedule as to when I was going to do one recipe or the other. I began marking the cookie recipes into groups, one of …

Baking Recipes, Cookies, From the books, Must-Makes from Martha

A sprinkle of rosemary for Eri: Act I

Months ago, I asked my friends for suggestions as to what they would like me to bake next. My friend Eri immediately requested something with rosemary. Being that I have never made anything with rosemary, let alone know much about this particular herb, I immediately took it as a challenge. I was fairly excited to …

Baking Recipes, Bread-making, Dearly Dreaming Dorie, From the books, Must-Makes from Martha, Yeasted breads

Cinnamon Swirl Breads in Two Ways

It seems rather inappropriate to call this a face-off– two recipes, each from giants of cookery and baking- but for the purposes of pleasing my obsessive-compulsive tendency to categorize all my blog entries, I will label it as such. However this is more of a look back at my experiences in making both recipes, as …