Baking

Apple Cinnamon Buns

October 29, 2013
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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 […]

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Pastelicos With Chicken

July 24, 2013
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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

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Peach Crisp

July 9, 2013
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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?

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French Macaron Summer Treat

June 27, 2013
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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

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Pineapple Coconut Cake

May 7, 2013
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Mother’s Day approaches and somehow brunch is in order.  My sister-in-law so graciously does the duty every year.  In fact this year she made Mother’s Day brunch a week early and I brought this lovely, super rich, moist, incredibly  flavorful cake to the celebration.  I baked two layers of my favorite coconut cake, with the […]

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