Friday, January 08, 2010
pop goes . . .
Back in the olden days when I had extra dough hanging around to waste on such kitchen frippery as mini-popover pans, I bought one. To further the movement to rekindle interest in home baking (subset, small breads), I hauled it out to make the mighty, almost fallen but not quite Martha Stewart Living's current version of popovers. Which you can see below, cunningly (if slightly out of focus) photographed against a beautiful vintage towel.
Anyway, the popover pan is behaving as usual: refusing to give up popovers. I'm not sure whether it's the mini-ness of the pan (I have to rethink baking times, as popovers require a hot oven on entry, and a drop in temp about halfway through baking) that is the problem or the material the pan is made of. Or what.
Once out, however, these reheat like a charm. Better second time round, actually.
Next up: making jam with all the strawberries crowding the freezer. When I can find the time. The canning pot and jars are in the middle of the gateway to the garage, so if that isn't incentive, I don't know what is. Now, to get rid of pesky work issues (but that means getting rid of welcome income, so there's that aspect).
Onward, Betty C!!