I have always loved baking. I’m not saying that I’m going to subscribe to any baking magazines anytime soon, ( apparently those still exist) but I always appreciate it as a true art form that not a lot of women really understand anymore. Of course, I love fashion, and I love 50s fashion, and baking was huge in the 1950s. Which of course brings me to Mad Men, which I am loving lately.
I will say that one of my least favorite things about the show have to be that those times were simply awful for women. There was really nothing that a woman could do to advance herself and it was difficult for anyone to get ahead if they didn’t have a penis. I have to give respect to women who operated throughout the 20th century because they really created a change that make us so free today is women. I will agree that there are still a lot of problems in Arab countries, and in Asia, but I don’t think that this is going to change anytime soon. But enough of me on my high horse trying to talk about how great life is in the West. Everyone who is American loves America except the fact is that the rest of the world pretty much hates us. I guess that has something to do with the fact that we have actually destroyed the economy. While, that’s what you get, suckers.
Anyway, is a really good recipe that I recently day that was absolutely astounding. My boyfriend loved it. And isn’t that what baking is all about?
|CHOCOLATE NO-BAKE PEANUT BUTTER Squares|
2 c. confectioners’ sugar
2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1 c. smooth peanut butter
1/2 c. plus 2 tbsp. butter, melted
2 c. (12 oz.) milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
Have ready 9×13 inch baking pan. Mix confectioners’ sugar, graham crackers, peanut butter and butter in medium bowl until well blended. Scrape into ungreased baking pan and press into even layer. Spread melted chocolate over top. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until chocolate is firm. Let stand 10-20 minutes at room temperature before cutting into bars. Freezes well.
Am I trying to claim ownership of this recipe? Absolutely not. But it is something that I page recently and I have to say that I was very impressed with the way it worked out.