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DIY a Donut Hole Tower and Donut Kebobs (and a Donut Giveaway!)

Why not throw a Donut Party for National Donut Day on June 2, or to celebrate the end of a school year, a new graduate, or really, do you need a reason? 593 more words

Craft Tutorial

Taking Up Baking...Profiteroles

As most other treats made with choux dough-croquembouches, éclairs, French crullers, beignets, St. Honoré cake, quenelles, Parisian gnocchi, dumplings, gougères, chouquettes and craquelins-making profiterole requires that you first prepare the choux pastry dough. 525 more words

Making Dinner Plans

Taking Up Baking... The Incredible Edible Egg ... Croquembouche

Croquembouche is a French dessert consisting of profiteroles, choux pastry balls, that have beenpiled into a cone, bound with threads of caramel, and often decorated with other confectionery such as sugared almonds, chocolate, edible flowers, candied violets, gold balls, and gum paste flowers…or covered in macarons or ganache. 534 more words

Sweet, Sweet Sunday

Lucky 15 Friday May 12th  

Thursday 6.10pm Chester looks wonderful but too many ‘soft’ winners for my liking. Poor afternoon in the office but tomorrow is another day. Selections at Chester but the night cards tomorrow at Ascot, Nottingham and Ripon are worth a look and Taurean Star is Saturdays big hope in the Victoria Cup at Ascot 4.00pm. 1,338 more words

Lucky 15

Oldest city of Belgium has #1 patissier!

This is merely a first introduction to a series of posts about the city of Tongeren, and its fascinating relationship with our city of Maastricht. If you have never been to Tongeren, make sure to reserve some time for a visit, because it’s well worth the trouble. 302 more words

Food & Beverages

This is why I refused to die

Toward the end of the evening, Dominick ceremoniously brought out his glorious special dessert, which he makes every year for the party, a mound of croquembouche: pastry cream–stuffed profiteroles piled high into a cone-like mound and linked with crunchy strands of caramel. 179 more words


In My Kitchen - April 2017

It was another busy month at our house so let’s just jump right in. I was home alone two weekends when the guys all went camping with the Cub Scouts. 495 more words

In My Kitchen