Once again, the Daring Cooks choose a great project for us. Sarah from Simply Cooked was our November Daring Cooks’ hostess and she challenged us to create something truly unique in both taste and technique! We learned how to cook using tea with recipes from Tea Cookbook by Tonia George and The New Tea Book […]
While I was visiting the LA Times test kitchen, Noelle Carter was gracious enough to share a great trick with me. Instead of whipping cream with a whisk or mixer, try doing it in the food processor. The cream has less air and is more substantial so it holds better and tastes amazing, a little […]
So far I’ve been dismal in my attempts to be more healthy but today I made progress and it wasn’t even painful. Don’t worry, I’m not up to tofu yet and my “no carb left behind” lifestyle will surely take time to reform but I’m making baby steps. These muffins are really good and […]
This dessert was inspired by a recipe I saw in Food & Wine magazine, Lemon-Blueberry Cheesecake Parfaits. My kids are not big fans of blueberries and red seemed like a better holiday color, so I substituted dark sweet cherries. I also decided to use the Cranberry & White Chocolate Shortbread recipe from the Joy of Baking with […]
This is a recipe from David Rocco, VILLA MARIA’S LEMON TIRAMISU. I still had some of the limoncello that I made a while ago so I decided to try this one. The ingredients are simple, eggs, cream, sugar, lemon, limoncello, white chocolate and ladyfingers. I did find that the ladyfingers I bought must have been too soft […]
Father’s Day Cupcakes for almost 73 year old dad riding his bike (not motorcycle – 2 wheels, pedals and legs) coast to coast
Fathers Day Cupcakes and Dad rides bicycle coast to coast. Recipe for Blueberry Lemonade and Chocolate Cupcakes.