This was a delicious change from the chocolate birthday cakes the family usually requests. The cake is quite dense, similar to a pound cake with lots of vanilla and almond flavor. With white chocolate mascarpone icing and homemade cherry jam and white chocolate dipped Marchino Cherries on top it was full of flavor. Cake 3 […]
The perfect way to use up that leftover cranberry sauce.
A beautiful chocolate mousse cake with strawberries. Tastes great and looks beautiful.
Ok I admit it, I lied. It is #NationalHamburgerDay and it’s been years now so I’m reposting this one. I’m also making them for the holiday. I know everyone is probably tired of these, but in honor of their being chosen in the Top 5 by the LA Times Battle of the Burgers, I’m reposting […]
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 campaign debates or unrealistic promises, just lots of […]
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!
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 recently and thought I’d give it a try. […]
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 always had really good luck […]
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 and less travel for work might help. […]