Gratifying Concoction

The August 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Elissa of 17 and Baking. For the first time, The Daring Bakers partnered with Sugar High Fridays for a co-event and Elissa was the gracious hostess of both. Using the theme of beurre noisette, or browned butter, Elissa chose to challenge Daring Bakers to make a … Read moreGratifying Concoction

Wonderful Scents

The second best thing about Thanksgiving are the smells wafting about and from every house. The first is, of course, the food itself, particularly dessert. I’ve always celebrated Thanksgiving someplace chilly, where the doors and windows generally remain closed, but periodically, for a moment as each guest arrives and the doors open and close to … Read moreWonderful Scents

I’m Thinking of Dessert

I don’t know about you, but I’m starting menu preparation for Thanksgiving. I already know what’s going on the table for the main course; turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, cranberries, salad, relish tray, etc. etc… no, I’m not worried about dinner, I’m thinking of dessert.I’m dedicating (nearly) every one of my November posts to … Read moreI’m Thinking of Dessert

Idyllic Raspberry Breakfast

I’m stingy when it comes to food I can’t reproduce, like raspberries for instance. My parents have a idyllic tower of raspberry bushes in their garden which produces beautiful berries throughout the months of June and July. Fortunately, last year they were on vacation during the apropos months leaving me to reap all the rewards! … Read moreIdyllic Raspberry Breakfast