1 box vanilla cake
½ cup oil
½ cup rum
Combine ingredients and bake cake at 325◦ for 50 minutes.
1/8 cup water
½ cup sugar
1/8 cup rum
¼ cup butter
Boil water, sugar, butter for one minute, add rum and continue [...]
what happens when a sugar biscuit meets a peach:
Sugar Cookie Peach Cobbler
Today’s Class Notes:
How To Make Sugar Cookie Peach Cobbler:
(Makes 1 9×13 pan of goodness)
PLACE TWO LARGE MIXING BOWLS ON THE COUNTER. ONE FOR THE DOUGH;ONE FOR THE PEACHES.
1. Make the Sugar Cookie [...]Continue Reading →
Cooking School/ The Peach Galette
For the Crust:
1 ½ Tablespoons sour cream
3 Tablespoons ice water
½ cup flour
2 Tablespoons yellow cornmeal
pinch of salt
4 Tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces
For the Filling:
3-4 ripe peaches
1 Tablespoon [...]
Weird, huh? Brown bread and ice cream? The truth is, I’m sharing one of my most beloved recipes with you. This is a dessert I pull out when I want to either impress someone or comfort someone. It is supposedly an Irish recipe and if I’m really on top of my game, I serve it [...]Continue Reading →
Happy Halloween and let the cider drinking begin! Seriously, I may hand this out next week instead of candy. As my daughter Annabelle says, I am totally not kidding.
Originally published October 22, 2009
It’s a shame how long I’ve gone without posting anything. Life has taken over. Last summer, as we drifted about enjoying [...]Continue Reading →
What can I say? It’s this simple:
Make buttermilk syrup and let it cool in the fridge (can be done even a few days in advance). Recipe below.
Buy peaches at your local farmers’ market.
Wash, peel, and slice peaches.
Drizzle peaches with buttermilk syrup.
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There is a famous pastry at my alma mater. The mint brownie. Most students love it, a few hate it. You judge for yourself.
This confection consists of three different layers: A brownie-like base, a mint filling, and a chocolate frosting. The recipe below makes a large batch (2 9×13 lasagna pans [...]
Well, I’ve told you about J.R. before. She’s great at finding amazing recipes, even greater at making great food. Great. Here is J.R.’s great “fooled ‘em” cake. I swear this will not taste like a box cake when you are finished. And don’t tell anyone you used a box. Just smile and say, [...]Continue Reading →
My birthday was last weekend. I had a blast. A few days before my birthday Danny and I were driving in the car and he sweetly asked what cake I’d like. Here’s how the conversation went, script style:
Danny: What kind of cake do you want?
Me: Chocolate would be lovely.
Danny: Great. [...]
The big game is coming up (we’ll miss you Tebow). I have the perfect Super Bowl appetizer for you. Why not show up at your party with a healthy party food and negate those horrible rumors about Super Bowl Fare.
Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips
2 apples (1 red, [...]