• Cooking
  • Chicken With Long Grain & Wild Rice Soup

    This morning when I woke up the shine was shining brightly. I welcomed it after having snow and cold for the last few days. After feeding the hungry birds that have optimistically migrated back to the Finger Lakes Region, and savoring my first cup of coffee, I decided short order that I wanted to spend a good […]

  • Baking
  • Homemade Baked Dog Biscuits

    Homemade Dog Biscuits

    Our Christmas tree is up and it’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here at The Joy of Caking.  Now let the baking begin! The first item on my “To Bake List” was homemade dog biscuits.  These  bite sized treats are for sweet little Annie and all her cute furry brothers and sisters – our granddogs. The best part of making homemade dog […]

  • Blogging
  • Is Anyone Out There?

    I’m here and still fussing with this new blog.  And no, I’m not saying this with bubbling enthusiasm.  I never dreamed that there would be so many things to learn, think about, and make sure are working properly. And to make matters worse – after all this time-consuming, mind-boggling work, I feel as if I’ve lost something very […]

  • Baking
  • It’s a Done Deal! And the Recipe for Mini Blueberry Cupcakes

    If I had to describe myself, I’d start with the words determined and persistent, both qualities that came into play when I (a non-techy gal) recently switched my blog from WordPress.com to WordPress.org. After five years of blogging I made the decision to switch to a self-hosted blog because I want to run with the […]

  • Baking
  • Coming Soon! Mini Blueberry Cupcake Recipe and a New Website

    Okay folks, I have breaking news here at the Joy of Caking! After years of procrastinating. I have finally purchased the web domain www.thejoyofcaking.com.  Yay – happy dance!  And soon (if all goes as planned) I will be moving my site from Wordpress.com to WordPress.org. I hope (more like pray) that in the process I don’t […]