Welcome!Made in Brooklyn is my place to document my creative journey, from bread to babies, cards to cakes. You are welcome to come and join me for a while.
- I stopped teaching Kindergarten in 2005 to become the mom of two crazy boys here in Brooklyn. At first I thought being a stay at home mom meant that I needed to pour all my time and energy directly into my sons, but I realized somewhere along the way that being a rockstar mom meant not only taking good care of my boys, but also taking good care of myself. And taking good care of myself means pursuing something creative...just about everyday. I started Made In Brooklyn to motivate myself in my creative goals as well as share my work with others and perhaps inspire them in their own creative journeys.
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Category Archives: recipes
I’ve been using the same recipe for birthday cake for a few years now. The kids both prefer vanilla cakes, and this vanilla cake, although, you know, is just vanilla…is SO SO good. And this recipe is a workhorse for … Continue reading
I used a recipe for Rice Krispies Treats, but I used honey nut cheerios instead of Rice Kripies. And I found a variation where you add coconut and coconut extract, so I did that too. When the kids got home … Continue reading
Like Ruth, I’m not really in the holiday spirit yet. We’ve started our advent activities. I’ve pulled out the Christmas books and kitchen linens (I have the BEST Christmas kitchen linens!)…but that’s about it. And thinking back, this happens every … Continue reading
apples and walnuts on the bottom of the pan cake batter on top baked and flipped. It was delicious with vanilla ice cream. Here’s the recipe (adapted from Passion for Baking) Fruit Topping: 2 cups peeled, cored and diced apple … Continue reading
I’ve been making this bread a lot lately. It has flax, sesame and sunflower seeds in it and it is light and wonderful. Last week I made this bread into loaves, but this week I decided to use the same … Continue reading
Yesterday I made pinwheel cookies. I made a batch of vanilla dough, a batch of chocolate dough and rolled them up together. They are really good! Here’s the recipe (adapted from the King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion): Vanilla Dough 1/2 … Continue reading
and today….a recipe Bran Corn Muffins 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1 T honey 1 egg 2 t baking powder 1/4 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1/2 cup … Continue reading
This morning my apartment is warm and sunny. The kids went through their morning routines without complaint and are off for another day at school. The weekend is a few hours away and I discovered that when I type in … Continue reading
And now we’re serious. Christmas isn’t in full swing until we make and eat these cookies. So…I can now officially announce that Christmas has begun. Want the recipe? It’s here! Email this post Like!2