If you believed that, then you've probably already gotten what you came here for. However, if you, like me, had a rough work week, then stick around. You're in good company.
When I had my fill on Thursday, I turned to baking for consolation. And you can tell my need for release was serious, because I turned allll the way to yeast.
My strategy for relieving student-induced stress: Cinnamon Buns with Peach & Pecan.
I followed the Neely's recipe for Nana's Cinnamon Rolls and made a few changes.
- diced dried peaches instead of raisins
- 2.5 cups whole wheat flour & 2.5 cups of AP flour (instead of 5 cups AP)
- shake of ground clove in the filling (I wanted to complement the peaches, but I don't know that it was perceptible. Next time I'll add more.)
And... really... they were pretty good. The peach bits were great to bite into. But... I didn't make these buns to eat them, so I just had a bit of one before I wrapped them all up to share with friends tomorrow night.
I made these buns primarily so that I could focus my energy on a series of tasks and emerge a few hours later with a
Sigh. Ah well. Tomorrow's a new, four-class day. : )
Tell me, what do you do to get over work frustrations?