This is a very difficult post to write, but I hope it will be cathartic in some way. My father passed away very recently after a long struggle with prostate cancer, and it’s hard to even find the words … Continue reading Whole Wheat Honey Sesame Bread – Memorial
Greetings, lovelies! Happy time of red noses, frozen car doors, and season’s greetings, in my area of the world at any rate! I have been lax in posting due to general being busy with various Very Important Things, one of … Continue reading Cupcake Extravaganza!
The Goal: Light and flavorful vanilla wedding cake. The Source: Vanilla Cake *** I hadn’t quite decided yet what I was going to do this week. However, I had started test baking some cakes for another reason, and I discovered a … Continue reading Cake – Part 1
The Goal: Fluffy, light and sweet homemade marshmallows. The Source: Marshmallows *** Greetings, lovelies! A note before I begin – I have recently been asked to start work on a very special and exciting project for a family member, and … Continue reading Marshmallows!
The Goal: Delicate, flavorful French macarons, with a light, crisp shell. The Source: Classic French Macarons *** I would like to take a moment to express my deepest thanks to my parents, who just purchased me a beautiful new rolling pin, … Continue reading Macarons
The Goal: Delicate, lacy, savory crepes. The Source: Crepes *** I initially decided to attempt crepes as a quicker, easier version of injera. I wanted something to use for a chicken dish I made with berbere spice mix and hard boiled eggs, a … Continue reading Crepes
The Goal: Light, puffy and hollow shells of delicate and delicious choux pasty, filled with lightly sweetened whipped cream. The Source: Cream Puffs *** This is another recipe that most people wouldn’t think to attempt for themselves. However I must say, I … Continue reading Choux Pastry (Cream Puffs!)
The Goal: One plain loaf of crusty, flavorful sourdough bread, risen with a home grown starter. The Sources: Sarah’s Sourdough Starter Sarah’s Bread Nick’s Sourdough Starter Nick’s Bread *** Dear people who love good food, As I have been touting … Continue reading Sourdough Bread Challenge feat. Nick Sokol
Greetings, lovely people who like good food, Once more I must report that the sourdough bread, being a labor of love that I’m sure will be well worth it, is still not complete. So, this week I have another short … Continue reading Spun Sugar
The Goal: Warm, flavorful and tender Ethiopian beef tibs, with a berbere spice mix. The Sources: Berbere Spice Mix Beef Tibs *** Greetings, people who like good food! This week, I have decided to share something a little different. My … Continue reading An Easy and Delicious Ethiopian Meal