Enough for an Army

For a while while at the grocery store as I passed the spice aisle I would say to myself, I seem to remember that we need mustard powder. Unfortunately I never said to myself, don’t be silly you got it last time we were here. Now I have at least two, maybe even three jars of mustard powder. What does one do with that much mustard powder? Until today I had no idea. Today a recipie for delicious looking soft pretzels popped into my reader and with that recipe there was a link to homemade mustard! Yeah! Why didn’t I think of that before?

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Baking in the Heat

This isn’t my cake, but it is very pretty.

M’s sister is coming to visit this weekend for her 16th birthday. She is a shopaholic so we are going to show her some of the better places to shop in town. Today I have a half day off so after getting $.99 breakfast at IKEA (ok, I also got a cinnamon bun, but only because it was only $.50 more when I got the coffee and I have very little will power) and grocery shopping, I came back home to make an apricot breakfast crumble and a chocolate cake with chocolate icing. In addition to being a shopaholic Kelly is also a chocoholic. It is almost 90 degrees today. Yes, I am crazy.