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So I got a Cuisinart stand mixer for Christmas. 

Thus far I've not done much with it aside from make caramel cake for a birthday, which turned out tasty but not divine enough to make up for the pain in the ass of having to scrub caramel sauce off of half the kitchen. I exaggerate, but only slightly. I'm sure a more proficient cook might have been able to make it with less calamity. Mea maxima culpa.

But I am determined to make good use of my new kitchen robot, and have been on a wild kick to BAKE ALL THE THINGS lately. I'll do just about anything to avoid the aspects of cooking involving intensive chopping and handling raw meat and open flames on the stovetop, but I do love to make bread and scones and brownies and cake and cookies and all things deliciously carby. 

I've been compiling some recipes I'd like to try out and expand my repertoire some. I dream of tasting the untold wonders of homemade english muffins, bagels, donuts, pretzels, cinnamon rolls, and holy shit my diet is going to hell.

It will be worth it.

Today I mixed up a sourdough starter for making french bread, and a big batch of pizza dough which is rising in the fridge for tomorrow. Already in its first day my starter is threatening to escape its bowl and conquer the world like all-consuming schmooze.  Chocolate snickerdoodles will probably be forthcoming tomorrow, and then lemon blueberry scones for Sunday brunch.  

Recipes here:
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Karen Arthur

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