When we were at The Cook’s Atelier in Beaune, France we started our amazing meal with gougères. They are delicious little cheesy pastry puffs that are typically served at the beginning of a meal with a glass of champagne. They are also served during wine tastings and I believe they originated in the Burgundy region. So,… Continue reading Happy New Year!
If you can’t tell, I have been baking obsessed lately. I blame it on the new show “The Great American Baking Show.” I never watched “The Great British Baking Show” when it was on PBS and I hate myself for it now. Especially since I can’t watch it on Netflix, Amazon or PBS.com and I’m… Continue reading Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Ok, I will assume you have buttered and floured your pan according to your recipe directions. If you can’t get it out of the pan at all, the cooling process won’t matter much. For most recipes when something is baked in a pan, you cool it in the pan, on a rack, for 10 minutes.… Continue reading How to Cool a Cake on a Rack
Healthy might be a stretch but it is cholesterol-free. So, it is healthier than some. Of course, then I like to spread on a little butter so the cholesterol-free thing, for me at least, goes right out the window. This is my go to recipe for a quick and easy banana bread. It is based off of… Continue reading “Healthy” Banana Bread
I have been bothering my family again. There are still a ton of recipes I need to test for the cookbook but after these last couple of months I am ALMOST done harassing my relatives. At least I think I am. I went to Aunt Joy’s house to learn how to make her Candied Sweet… Continue reading Tales of the Cookbook II