Classic Brownies

These brownies are basically amazing. Plan ahead because you really do need to let them cool for a few hours before cutting them into squares. This is my go-to recipe when I need to bring a dessert somewhere new. Brownies are easy to serve and eat, and everyone loves them. They let people know what […]

Baking Conversion Chart

I wanted a baking conversion chart that was pretty enough to display in my kitchen.  I think this chalkboard design compliments my shabby-chic  stainless steel frame nicely. Is shabby-chic still a thing? Or should I call it distressed? Weathered? A shiny perfect frame would not blend in to my well loved (distressed? weathered?) kitchen. Click […]

Breakfast Favorites

To be honest breakfast is not a meal I spend a lot of time on. But for those rare special breakfasts, here are a few of my favorite recipes. Gravlax with Cream Cheese and Bagels Persimmon Bellini Poached Egg with Truffle Toast Soft Boiled Eggs Warm Persimmon Compote over French Toast Enjoy!

Baking Favorites

My only rule about baking it that the results must be worth the calories.  If it’s not amazing it’s not worth it. Here are some of my favorite recipes. BARS Brownies Passion Fruit Squares CAKES Persimmon and Pomegranate Upside Down Cake COOKIES Crunchy Oatmeal Chip Cookies with Dried Fruit and Nuts Rustic Lemon Macarons Triple […]

Candied Orange Peel

Candied orange peel is a nice garnish for a festive cake or a plate of holiday cookies.  It’ s a bit of a pain to make, but one batch will last a long time.  And your house will smell amazing while you are making this recipe. This recipe will work for any type of citrus […]