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26 April 2009 @ 05:42 pm
Charity restored.  
I had two glasses of wine and a snow cone... It really doesn't take much to make me happy.

Oh, and this:



It's the stuff from which I made a totally life changing sorbet.  I mean it.  It will skew the way you look at the way you all live your life.  (With the exception of heyurs , possibly.)

But I also made Orange Poppyseed Cookies to go with.  And some Parmesan Pepper Bread, which also turned out to be a spiritual experience.

Parmesan Pepper Bread

1 1/2 c water
4 tsp olive oil
4 c bread flour
2/3 c grated Parmesan cheese  (I used the real stuff rather than Kraft  :D)
4 teaspoons cane sugar
1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp freshly ground black and green peppercorns
2 tsp yeast ( I used 2 packets)

And then I stuck it in the bread machine.  Hee.
 

Yeah, that's all.  Happy Sunday.
 
 
I feel:: calmcalm
I hear:: Sabrina Soundtrack
 
 
 
Lauradream_mancer on April 26th, 2009 11:02 pm (UTC)
I need to drag out my parent's bread maker. You're giving me too many good recipes.
Carrie Leigh: Choose your weapon cookingcarrie_leigh on April 26th, 2009 11:04 pm (UTC)
It's so EASY! And totally responsibility free. You stick in the ingredients and... POOF! 3 hours later: BREAD. Yum.
Brendan: Alton Brown - Mixer Gunbrendanm720 on April 26th, 2009 11:25 pm (UTC)
Cheater.
Carrie Leigh: *pokes tongue*carrie_leigh on April 26th, 2009 11:57 pm (UTC)
Pthtthththththt.
Brendan: Sinfest - Chefsbrendanm720 on April 27th, 2009 12:18 am (UTC)
Do you need me to do a bread post so that you know how to do it the real way?
Carrie Leigh: Moral Indignationcarrie_leigh on April 27th, 2009 12:34 am (UTC)
No, smart aleck; I figured since I made sorbet and cookies and brownies and stuffed chicken breasts and deviled eggs and salad and twice baked potatoes and baked beans that I could let the BREAD slide.

Or maybe I was just being lazy. :D

I reiterate: Pthththththth.
Brendan: BSG - Cylon Toasterbrendanm720 on April 27th, 2009 12:47 am (UTC)
Uh huh... Suuuuuuuuuure.

Increased workload does not excuse sloppy procedures.

:-D
Carrie Leighcarrie_leigh on April 27th, 2009 12:35 pm (UTC)
You sound a lot like the guy I'm married to. :)
idreamofdraco: ZOMGidreamofdraco on April 26th, 2009 11:27 pm (UTC)
Oh my god. I just drooled. Chocolate...
It must not take much to make me happy either. :)
Carrie Leigh: Chicago - happycarrie_leigh on April 26th, 2009 11:57 pm (UTC)
Hee. :D
seegrim: stir until the onions...seegrim on April 26th, 2009 11:42 pm (UTC)
Chocolate.

Yum.

I think I'm going to have to make cookies or something.
Carrie Leigh: bad examplecarrie_leigh on April 26th, 2009 11:57 pm (UTC)
Glad I could help along the urge.
Jandy the Gnome Whisperer: Hanson - DownSmilejandjsalmon on April 27th, 2009 12:42 am (UTC)
I just want the pile of chocolate. YUM!

YAy for life-changing. :D
dragonsangel68: Chocolate Secret Weapondragonsangel68 on April 27th, 2009 01:25 am (UTC)
I almost bought an ice cream machine this past summer... I think I'm going to have to get it now, because I have to make that sorbet!
O Demanding One: Urs: To The Little Househeyurs on April 27th, 2009 06:50 pm (UTC)


hehehe! x) Urs always has to go against the norm huh? *g* BUT! That Parmesan Pepper Bread! *gasp* Sounds absolutely YUM! :D

Carrie Leigh: I talk to myselfcarrie_leigh on April 28th, 2009 04:11 am (UTC)
It WAS, Urs. It totally was.