Baking

9 Egg White Cake

9 Egg White Cake

52 weeks of baking – Tube/Bundt Cake I have fond memories of making angel food cake from a box with my grandma. Pouring ingredients into the mixer, letting it whip up into a big foamy batter and picking off the brown crust as it cools […]

Raspberry Chocolate Crumble

Raspberry Chocolate Crumble

52 weeks of baking – Cobblers, Crisps and Crumbles This creation was invented because I wanted to be different, I wanted to make something different than what I could already find. I didn’t want a chocolate cobbler on top of my fruit, I wanted something […]

Goat Cheez-Its

Goat Cheez-Its

52 weeks of baking – Copy-cat I have a problem, I can’t follow a recipe, no matter how hard I try to use someone else’s well planned out recipe, I can’t. One of our current interns, Megan, is allergic to dairy and eggs, it’s been […]

Malakoff Loaf

Malakoff Loaf

52 weeks of cooking – The Alps When cooking for a crowd I try to find alternatives to making individual appetizers, it takes too much time fiddling with small things, why not make a few huge ones and slice it up. This week’s Reddit challenge […]

Almond Biscotti with Fennel and Orange

Almond Biscotti with Fennel and Orange

52 weeks of baking – The Renaissance Biscotti are really hard cookie that have to be dipped in coffee to be edible, that’s true, but more traditionally they were dipped in a sweet wine. I made these biscotti to go with a beet port that […]

Pork Floss Buns

Pork Floss Buns

52 weeks of baking – Local Favorites When I was a kid and went to the mall with my friends on the weekend we’d usually see a movie, get a fancy coffee and browse through the book store. Before I left to return home I’d […]

Lamb, Pea and Mint Hand Pies

Lamb, Pea and Mint Hand Pies

A handful of years ago I had a pie like this at a farmer’s market in Eugene, I’m finally getting around to making my own version of it. I used a classic pie dough recipe for the crust but threw in an egg so they […]

Lemon Focaccia with Manchego

Lemon Focaccia with Manchego

52 weeks of baking – Citrus I love me some good crispy focaccia. Focaccia is the bread that inspired me to ask the cook on Bounty to teach me how to make bread. She was kneading it in a large bowl, one had covered in […]

Strawberry Mint Scones

Strawberry Mint Scones

I enjoy putting flavors together that are just outside of being normal, something somewhat familiar but not often put together. The first time I made strawberry mint scones I was really impressed with how perfectly the strawberries and mint complimented each other. The scone dough […]

Chili and Cilantro Bread

Chili and Cilantro Bread

52 weeks of baking – Leavened Breads I’m very grateful that I’m not one of those people who thinks cilantro taste like soap. I love it so much that I eat it by the handful when it’s over growing in the garden. For me I […]