Posts Tagged ‘cookies’

Rogue Bakery

September 23rd, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   4 Comments »

If you are an avid twitterer in Ohio you have probably come across @roguebakery. Rogue Bakery is not a conventional bakery with a store front and they don’t advertise. It is more of a secret cookie club spreading by word of mouth on social media, and knowing the secret is part of the fun. Like Columbus Food Adventures,  Rogue Bakery is a business born from unemployment. Owner and baker Carl is an engineer by trade, who’s been baking cookies for friends and decided to start selling them. The cookies, baked in a church kitchen in Cleveland, are made with as many locally […]

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Garibaldi Biscuits

January 27th, 2010    •  by Bethia    •   2 Comments »

Popular history has it that the Garibaldi biscuit was invented by Peek Freans in 1861 and was named after the Italian revolutionary of the same name. Why they thought that this particular biscuit, otherwise known as a squashed fly biscuit, was an appropriate tribute is not reported. The Garibaldi, a cookie to my American friends, is a thin, sweet biscuit with currants sandwiched between two layers. The surface is shiny and they are not crumbly. The currants give the biscuits some chewiness. I don’t know how popular they are these days, but they are a very traditional and well known […]

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Competition: Holiday Cookie Class

December 1st, 2009    •  by Bethia    •   No Comments »

f you would like to expand your own cookie repertoire here is your chance. The Inn at Cedar Falls is hosting a holiday cooking baking class. The cosy Inn is a perfect venue for such an event. After the success of our competition this summer Ellen asked if I would like to host another competition for them.

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