Posts by Carin Thumm

Things Your Oven will Love: No-Knead Beer Bread

Bread. I love it. I don’t eat much of it these days, but if I do I tend to make my own because OF COURSE I DO. But here’s the thing: I kinda loathe making bread. It’s the all the kneading required for traditional bread making. Sticky things are sticky and I don’t like them. So, what’s a gal to do when she likes yummy bakery fresh crusty bread but

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FroséPops

It’s May, which means it is ALMOST summertime (I see you taunting me, freshly filled pool) and summertime means: POPSICLES. And because popsicles aren’t just for the kiddos, I present to you FROSÉPOPS. Yes, friends, you read that correctly: boozey popsicles because sometimes the sickly sweet popsicles found in the freezer aisle just won’t cut it. Added bonus to homemade pops: no startling blue tongues. Rosé starts showing up in

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Créme Brûlée French Toast

First, a confession: I don’t like sweet things for breakfast; never have. The list of breakfast things that are sweet that I didn’t eat growing up is VERRA LONG and I don’t want to bore you so here is the list of things that I ate as a child that were an the sweet spectrum: pancakes (sometimes if I puppy eyed just right I got waffles instead), muffins, and at

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Baked Sopaipillas

This Friday is every American’s favorite “we don’t actually know what we’re celebrating but we’re gonna eat tacos and get smashed” Mexican holiday: Cinco de Mayo. First and foremost: Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexican Independence Day (September 16 if you are curious). What Cinco de Mayo IS, is the celebration of the Mexican victory against invading French forces during the Battle of Puebla. So, go ahead and celebrate –

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Lemon Rhubarb Cheesecake

First things first: this is not a cake, it’s a pie. There is a crust. A uniform filling goes into the crust and it is baked. It doesn’t rise like a cake. And it is NOT iced. See? PIE, NOT CAKE. I may or may not have launched into this particular argument several times at Easter dinner and my family, bless them, just nodded along and agreed with me. Sometimes

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