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18 October 2012 @ 06:17 pm
I love baking, we all know that. I also love Pinterest. It comes as no surprise then, that I am often finding recipes on Pinterest that I wast to try out and see what they are like. With the upcoming move, I have some time off that I am spending with family and so for the first time in 6 months I have access to a full kitchen that I can use as I please.

I believe that as anyone in my situation is apt to do, I have fully taken this opportunity as the blessing it is and set to work. What follows will be comments and possibly a few pictures of the outcome of my trials via Pinterest.

My first foray into the land of baking was to try Baked Pumpkin Donut Holes. I love pumpki, so when I saw this I thought "I HAVE to have these. Now." And the picture looks so yummy!

See? It's very hard not to want that treat in your belly! Now I followed the ingredients list as closely as I possibly could and also the directions, popped them in the oven and waited. I had my reservations early on because the batter had more of a cake consistancy than anything else. But I have never made any kind of doughnuts, so what do I know? So again, in the oven and waited.

And waited. I pulled them out once when they passed the toothpick test, but they still were rather....gooey for lack of a better word. I thought they tasted horrible and they did not spring back when poked, so I threw them back in the oven.

An additional 10 minutes in the oven and they were no longer gooey. However, they still had the same taste to them, which I find to be awful. I imagine that the sugar and cinnamon coating will only make me feel like I have masked the underlying HORRIBLE that came out of this creation.

When split open, they do not even slightly resemble the picture. In fact, they are a different color. I lay out all the ingredients and triple check before I bake. I have to, the TBIs have made it hard for me to work on a whim. So I know I matched the recipe. I have no idea what went so wrong here, but I am disheartened by the overall lack of anything worth while.
現在の気分: sadsad
20 September 2012 @ 06:22 pm
If you buy a girl a necklace or a ring with her own name on it...is it because she can't remember her name? Does she look down at her hand and think "Ooooh! That's my name! Nearly forgot again..."?
15 September 2012 @ 06:39 pm
Currently starting over. All of my old entries have been downloaded and purged from this journal. They shall never see the light of day again.

So, rebirth.