Tag: Baking

ORANGE CAKE

ORANGES. Can you imagine a cake using Whole Oranges and only 5 ingredients! Spring is in the air and I wanted something bright and refreshing in flavor, gluten-free (without using any of those gluten-free flours), and healthy-ish. This cake is simply all the above and amazing! Ingredients 10 inch cake Oranges […]

SPICY PIE CRUST

A simple pie crust can be made with a fork or a food processor, and there is nothing better than homemade pie crusts! They are really not much different that making cookies. Here is one of my go-to crusts that I simply change the spice flavor depending on what is […]

HONEY CAKES

Having gone to see the new Christopher Robin film with my grown daughter, her request, I was reminded just how much I adored Winnie the Pooh! The numerous scenes in the film of honey oozing and dripping from here and there tantalized my appetite to make these Honey Cakes. My […]

SPELT CRACKERS

Why Spelt?  Sometimes I like to diverge from the mundane ingredients in my pantry and splurge! This ancient whole grain flour, rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, and manganese, as well as flavor, was just the detour I was looking for. Since spelt flour is not processed in the way so […]

SPRING 2018

The second day of spring and 10 more hours of snow. A heap of overripe bananas. I see lots and lots of Banana Muffins happening here today! No better way to heat up the house than with kitchen heat. Crack open the window to listen to that magical silence that […]

BISCUITS FOR TEA SANDWICHES

Tea Sandwiches can be made out of anything you like on a sandwich, but the bread… The Bread Must Be Irresistible! Homemade biscuits are fast and easy to make, and always look spectacular with these quaint little bite-size sandwiches. My British husband tells me that a sandwich is not a […]

RED SNAPPER CHERMOULA

Whole fish. While your fishmonger may lure your eyes to buy that big beautiful fish, the preparation may feel intimidating. Here is a perfect solution for buying that fish, and enjoying an easy, and impressive dinner. First? Ask your fishmonger to scale, and filet the fish, saving the head and […]

HOMEMADE PRETZELS

Snow Days. When my four, now grown children, were kids, and a school day was traded for a snow day, of laughter, wet floors, and rosy cheeks, they always looked forward to special treats from the kitchen. Problem was, I cooked homemade everything every day any way. So, what could […]

PUMPKIN SEED & DATE CAKE

There’s more to that lovely, sunshine of an orange pumpkin, than meets the eye! Those seeds!!! The oil that can be extracted from roasted pumpkin seeds is richly delicious. While everyone will be focused on the flavorless meat of the pumpkin, with cakes, pies, muffins, ice cream, and cocktails, (as […]

OLIVE BREAD

  Bread is a staple of life. But, what would we call it if we were to add an array of ingredients to our bread dough? A FEAST! I am delighted to share with you, one of my favorite things to eat. Olive Bread. Add a few bottles of wine, artisan […]