Posted in September 2009

New Ingredient of the Week: Fondant

Okay, okay, so fondant isn’t necessarily an ingredient so to speak…I mean, I suppose you could consider it an ingredient of a cake? But either way, I have never worked with before so I’m counting it as the new thing I’ve never used before that I used today. My dear friend Peg’s little boy Rush … Continue reading

My First Customer!

I am pretty sure that in the world of food bloggers, I am not alone in keeping a small part of my dream world reserved for that bakery that I’ll open someday. It’s a lovely thing to think about – turning something you really love and are passionate about into a full time career? Pure … Continue reading

TWD: Cottage Cheese Pufflets

I think the Dough Gods must be out to get me – two TWD recipes in row requiring me to refrigerate, roll out and inevitably fight with dough. Sigh. But I did it anyway! This week’s TWD recipe was chosen by Jacque of Daisy Lane Cakes (whose pufflets look fabulous). I halved the recipe, and … Continue reading

New Ingredient of the Week: Wheat Berries

I’ve decided to start a  new little game for myself – every week, I am going to try (*TRY*) to make something with an ingredient I haven’t ever cooked or baked with before. So welcome to Week #1! My ingredient for this week is Wheat Berries. According to Wikipedia: The term wheatberry or wheat berry refers … Continue reading

TWD: Flaky Apple Turnovers

I’ve been home from my fabulous trip to Africa for exactly one week and two days, plenty of time  to get my head back in the game, right? But ugh, it’s such a struggle. I am definitely making progress – last week I sat staring for long periods of time (gosh, I hope no one … Continue reading

Why I’ve Been Gone

I feel like it has been forever since I posted…well, there’s a good reason for that. I was in Zambia using my fabulous new camera to take pictures of some of the most incredible sights I’ve ever seen. But alas, I am back, and trying desperately to get my head back in the game at … Continue reading