We ran out of cookies yesterday, so I made some more! I made the Applesauce Cookies from the 1961 cookbook (pg 186), sans nuts. I took some pictures, but I accidentally deleted them. *tear* The cookies are nothing fancy by they came out very chewy especially for a cake-like cookie. I would recommend them if you plan on eating a few at a time since they aren't so sweet that they over power you.
My Aunt sent home some sweet sausage with us the last time we were in Sarasota. I really wanted them for dinner tonight but we didn't have any buns, but we do have 20lbs of flour! Home bread time! I decided on the French Bread recipe from the 1956 cookbook (pg 110). Super dough hook in action:
I made the entire batch so I did one loaf (not really french bread style, I know) and 4 "buns":
The done loaf (for tomorrow and the rest of the week):
And the 4 "buns". I am still learning how to do free form yeast dough. I obviously did not make even sizes. Or I should have made 6. So the two on the right were used as "buns" for the sausages, I gave one to the girls next door, and then we split the last one and ate as is. Yum:
I basted them with butter before they went in and then half way through baking they were basted with a egg wash. Some of the best bread I have made so far (but that's not saying much). I want to make a bread with flax in it since we found some ground flax seed for baking. Maybe this weekend.
I don't know what tomorrow will hold (yet!) so until I figure it out please enjoy this picture of my babies that I had to leave in Ohio: Legolas (the bearded dragon) and Spike (the uromastyx):