Baking

Pumpkin Cranberry Sweet Rolls

November 4, 2013
Thumbnail image for Pumpkin Cranberry Sweet Rolls

While I was thinking about cinnamon rolls last week I had the idea to make them with pumpkin and cranberry sauce since Thanksgiving is on my mind.  Try these, they are so good. For 16 super flavorful rolls Dough: 1 cup warm (not hot) whole milk 3 teaspoons of sugar 3 teaspoons rapid rise yeast […]

Share
Read the full article →

Apple Cinnamon Buns

October 29, 2013
Thumbnail image for Apple Cinnamon Buns

My two sisters and me recently decided to do a nostalgia (we grew up there) inspired trip to Seattle to see, smell and touch things from our collective childhood memories and visit the cemetery where my father rests.  We found two and one half days out of busy schedules that coincided, since sister Carole lives […]

Share
Read the full article →

Pastelicos With Chicken

July 24, 2013
Thumbnail image for Pastelicos With Chicken

With Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Years, lurking around the corner on September 4th  I have begun to contemplate menu planning.  Since Michael and I are traveling in August, this year I will have to be supremely organized. No doubt if you are a kosher consumer you may have heard

Share
Read the full article →

Peach Crisp

July 9, 2013
Thumbnail image for Peach Crisp

The Summer is flying by.  With graduation, Father’s Day, Fourth of July and many other planned barbecues yet to come my culinary skills have been hard at work.  This week I have been working on summer season baking ideas.  Have you heard of the Miette bakery in San Francisco?

Share
Read the full article →

French Macaron Summer Treat

June 27, 2013
Thumbnail image for French Macaron Summer Treat

In several trendy restaurants I have had the pleasure to eat at lately, French macaron seemed to have stepped up to the next level.  Instead of the usual one inch diameter delectable confection

Share
Read the full article →