Baking

English Muffin Bread

English Muffin Bread

Shortly after Jesse and I got married we were hired by Class Afloat, I knew there would be Atlantic crossings in my future so it was time to hunt down recipes and save them for ideas in the near future. At this point in my […]

Parmesan Garlic Toast

Parmesan Garlic Toast

Garlic bread is an easily gobbled up side dish, the only way to balance out that fact is to make a lot of it. Usually when I make garlic bread I take that extra step and make the bread myself, it just seems like a […]

Pineapple Cheesecake Blondie Squares

Pineapple Cheesecake Blondie Squares

As a kid most birthdays were celebrated with a pineapple upside down cake, that was our go to cake; there was the occasional burnt almond cake from that bakery we loved, but that was more of a cake for my mom’s birthday. Finally, when I […]

Coffee Cake Muffins

Coffee Cake Muffins

Some of my favorite recipes that I’ve collected on my travels have come from the people I’ve worked with and not from the destinations. My shore time was spent exploring castles, dormant volcanoes, street markets and beautiful coast lines. I ate plenty of food along […]

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 […]