Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Grandmotherhood and Apple Pie

Congratulations to Lucy Thomas and Dale Taylor who won last week's drawing for Starlight Sticky Buns! Both winners left smiling.

Oh yeah, did I mention that I'm a grandmother?

Well, since my apple tree gave us a crop of sweet tasty apples this year (and I became a grandmother), I'm going to do a drawing this week for one ready-to-bake apple pie. My streusal topping includes homemade almond paste (made with real almonds and no artificial almond flavoring). To enter your name, you must vote in the Starlight cookie poll on the upper right of this page and email me ( to let me know you voted.

Your pie can be kept in the freezer until about an hour and a half before baking. Defrost, then put it into a 375 degree oven for about 1-1/2 hours. Our apples are really good this year.

Rosemary Potato Bread or Hamburger Buns

There are two options for our specialty bread this week. You can purchase it as a Rosemary Potato Boule or as hamburger buns. The buns come in groups of 6. We just used the last ones in our freezer so it's time to make more.

Ingredients: Organic flour, potato flakes, olive oil, water, rosemary, pepper, yeast and salt.

Rosemary Focaccia
Our fragrant and lovely Rosemary Focaccia will be available as well.

Organic flour, yeast, water, olive oil, rosemary, salt and pepper.

Ready-to-Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies
We have a good supply of Chocolate Chip Cookies on hand, so let us know if you need some. My friend Anita had her granddaughter visiting from France this summer. She says her granddaughter enjoyed baking up these cookies for special treats.

Ingredients: Organic unbleached flour, chocolate chips, butter, brown sugar, eggs, cane sugar, walnuts, dried apricots eggs, crystallized ginger, vanilla, baking soda, salt.

Prices on This Week's Special Items
  • Rosemary Potato Boule (1 lb) - $5.00
  • Rosemary Potato Hamburger Buns (6) - $5.00
  • Rosemary Focaccia - $6.00
  • 12 Unbaked Chocolate Chip Cookies (what, no Rosemary?) - $8.00
We've Added Tuesdays for Pickup!
Now you can pick up your orders from the our kitchen at Crumbs 5392 Hollister on Tuesdays from noon to 6 pm. We will continue to offer Tuesday morning delivery to your place of work if that is more convenient. Feel free to stop by for a visit on Tuesday afternoons... visiting with friends is our favorite part of having the bakery.

Thank you!

Nancy & Dave Oster, Starlight Bakers