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Old 04-09-2015, 05:58 AM   #61
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Wyshiepoo - Cake strips - I've never heard of these. Where did you find them - "Lakeland", my source of all things baking, doesn't seem to have them.

My mother used to put a double strip of brown paper round her Christmas cake tin to prevent the sides of the cake over-cooking, which I suppose would serve the same purpose.

Re the bake time. Yes, I would think they would increase the baking time

Amazon has them. Check with Amazon.com/UK to see if you have them there.

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Old 04-09-2015, 06:46 AM   #62
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Also bought this as a package.


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Old 04-09-2015, 11:21 AM   #63
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After yesterday's overwhelming reception to salt and pepper's Cast Iron Rolls, I have another recipe of them in the works this morning. With any luck these will make it to the freezer. However, being a realist, I might have to make more tomorrow to achieve that goal.
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Old 04-15-2015, 09:37 AM   #64
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Pretzel bread bowls for beer/bacon/cheddar cheese soup.
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Old 04-26-2015, 02:28 PM   #65
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Doing lots of food prep today. We are having company for dinner the next two nights. The bread machine is baking a loaf of French bread and I made a key lime pie. In order to increase the odds the pie will be around for Monday and Tue's suppers, I also baked some brownies
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Old 04-26-2015, 02:49 PM   #66
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Have a batch of Cast Iron Rolls on their first rise. We'll have them with our pot roast tonight.
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Old 05-18-2015, 02:33 PM   #67
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I woke up this morning realizing my house was a dessert-free zone, so I just baked a batch of oatmeal raisin cookies.
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Old 05-23-2015, 01:25 PM   #68
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I have a pan of Paula Deen's Orange Brownies in the oven. They're so moist and delicious! Must be those two sticks of butter! Time to go make the glaze.
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Old 05-23-2015, 03:17 PM   #69
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I made some biscuits this morning. Day before yesterday a friend brought me a pint of her, still warm, freshly made reduced sugar strawberry preserves. I had to make something to go with finishing them off, so I baked biscuits. Everything was delightful.
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Old 05-27-2015, 05:20 PM   #70
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Although tempted to turn the A/C on last night, we soldiered through and went with the ceiling fans. That way I didn't feel too guilty turning the toaster oven on. I baked up a Pillsbury cranberry quick bread with added walnuts. Bonus! The bread pan fits in, but my 6-muffin tin doesn't. It turned out fine. I think I'll do this every week or two to get rid of my over-stocking of quick bread mixes.

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