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: 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: 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: Vegan Comfort Food The Source: Homemade Seitan *** I’ll just get this out of the way and say it: I’m a vegan. I know that I do so at a cost to my reputation in most foodie circles. But don’t … Continue reading Guest Chef Nick Sokol Presents: Homemade Seitan
The Goal: Flaky, traditional French croissants, with multiple light layers of butter and dough, and a delicate flavor. Source: Croissants Recipe Alternate Source (1st attempt): Croissants – 1st Attempt *** This beautiful, flaky, buttery, delicious, horrible, awful, murderous experience was once more a … Continue reading The Dreaded Croissant
The Goal: Light, airy, bubbly batter… thin, delicate, spongy flatbread with a sourdough taste, and plenty of little holes all across the surface, indicating perfect fermentation. Source: How to Make Great Injera *** I began my attempts at creating this … Continue reading Injera – Ethiopian Flatbread
You may be thinking, it looks simple enough. Also, why all the holes? While I was taking the picture of that damn flatbread pancake, my vision was blurred by tears of joy. The climactic moments from all my favorite Disney … Continue reading Introduction: Yes, This Pancake Started Everything