The Desserts Are Coming!

I watched my first Holiday Season commercial and was offered my first piece of holiday cake. Then I smelled it, the flavored coffee and now I am off and running. It's not like I lost weight in anticipation of the holidays this year, so I'm trying hard not to think about it but it's there, … Continue reading The Desserts Are Coming!

Choux the Elegant Pastry Dough

"What's the problem with Choux?" asked my friend Todd. "It's not filling enough to avert my temptation for more. Put a cream puff or éclair in front of me, and it is not long for this world. But I love the stuff, and always will." said I. Choux, a light pastry dough had its inception … Continue reading Choux the Elegant Pastry Dough

Dessert? The Last Minute Bundt

Last night I was asked to bring something, anything baked to the Birthday Bash for a long time friend, Oliver. Our baker extraordinaire was out with a cold. It was going to be a large crowd and there wasn't much time after the baker's certainty she was well enough to do her thing but wasn't, … Continue reading Dessert? The Last Minute Bundt

At’s a Dessert!

It was a packed house at At's A Pizza in Tamarac, FL and the chef couldn't ring out the food any faster, but managed to do it anyway. It's a small place that does a nice job on Snapper Francese and Shrimp Alfredo but the desserts were the highlight of the dinner. I enjoyed the … Continue reading At’s a Dessert!

Traditional Breads – Food for Thought

My mother was a natural born baker. She could improve any recipe put in front of her. This may be why I am not so motivated to bake but I am to eat. I would watch her for hours as a small child and wait patiently for what would arise out of the oven (so … Continue reading Traditional Breads – Food for Thought