Coming Soon . . .

Coming Soon . . .

Getting back into it slowly but here’s what I’ve been working on.   Baked...
Naked Pecan Pie Cake

Naked Pecan Pie Cake

Adapted from Southern Living Ingredients Filling – Chill at least 4 hours 3/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed1 ½ cup real maple syrup reduced to 1 cup (or 1 cup dark corn syrup)6 egg yolks2 1/4 cups half-and-half½ cup cornstarch1/3 teaspoon salt5 tablespoons unsalted...
Chocolate Mousse Fraisier

Chocolate Mousse Fraisier

It’s been quite a while since I’ve added anything here.  As with most everyone now, I have been able to spend more time baking although I have had to be careful because there is also a lack of eaters.   I’ve been used to making huge batches...
Alaska Trip

Alaska Trip

This is not food, but we took a trip to Alaska with a side trip to Seattle and it was so beautiful I wanted to share. Seattle Pike Place Market Seattle Market Seattle Market
Cranberry Cookie Bars – Finalist at Food52.com

Cranberry Cookie Bars – Finalist at Food52.com

I’m very exited to announce that my recipe for Cranberry Cookie Bars is a finalist in this weeks Food52.com recipe contest.  The theme was how to use up those after Thanksgiving leftovers.  Please use this link to vote for it.  I promise there will be no nasty...
Wedding Cake

Wedding Cake

I know I’ve not posted forever but here’s my latest: a wedding cake for a co-worker.  I was happy with how it turned out and glad I was able to get it to the reception without any tragic incidents!
Chocolate Maraschino Cherry Cupcakes with White Chocolate Roses

Chocolate Maraschino Cherry Cupcakes with White Chocolate Roses

I love the things that can be done with fondant, but although nobody seems to acknowledge it, the stuff doesn’t really taste very good.  Years ago I saw the recipe for white chocolate (which I adore) plastic but had forgotten about it until I saw it again...
King Arthur Flour #Bakealong

King Arthur Flour #Bakealong

Almond Puff Loaf Since returning to work full time, I haven’t had as much time to devote to this.   I have continued to bake and photograph, but not so much posting.  My coworkers are very fond of cakes, particularly carrot cake and I am happy to oblige.  I have...
Pane Bianco

Pane Bianco

It finally cooled off a little and I saw this baking challenge #bakealong from King Arthur Flour so I baked some bread today.  It turned out pretty well so I’ll be bringing it to work tomorrow.  I’m trying to get back to posting and hopefully a new kitchen...