Wednesday, June 28, 2006
The rain has stopped and the sun came out...YEA!!! I decided to do some baking today and here is the result.
This is a recipe I got from Farmgirl's site and gave it a try. I had to tweak a few ingredients though but it still came out yummy (thanks Susan). I didn't have enough blueberries so I used strawberries as well. The recipe calls for a tsp. of almond extract and when I opened mine it was evaporated.....guess I don't use almond extract too often, huh? In it's place I used a tsp. of lemon extract and that did the trick. I also used steel cut oatmeal rather than old fashioned, but I figured the steel cut was plenty old fashioned enough. They taste delicious, neither too sweet nor too lacking in sweetness because after all, if it's a dessert type bar, I want it to taste like a dessert or what's the use, I ask you.
I had lots of strawberries to use up so I also made some preserves to use on bread and possibly even put over ice cream....peach, that is! Yum, yum, although I can only have a very small amount of any and all desserts but I do look forward to each bite and savor each one completely. Gee, ya'think I like sweets just a little bit?
Posted by L. at 6/28/2006