Do you ever get the itch to just “make something?” In my case, if that “something” is not jewelry, it is most likely a baked thing. Tomorrow I get a shipment from King Arthur (the baker’s store in Vermont – wonderful place!) that will include some espresso powder and silicone pie crust edge protectors. I finally got tired of splicing and wrestling foil into a strip to protect the pie crust edge from overbrowning. They will be used this weekend for a pecan pie and a small shoo-fly pie destined for a plant swap meet.
But it’s the espresso powder that’s talking to me since I don’t have a current plan for it. Add it to brownies? Dissolve some and add it to my morning faux frappuccino? I suspect there will be chocolate involved…maybe some decadent, dark chewy cookies?
‘Scuse me while I go dive into my recipe box….