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Last-Minute Sweets for Rosh Hashanah

A quick last-minute wish for peace and a sweet and prosperous New Year to everyone. I know it doesn’t look that likely, between the physical and political versions of “weather” in the news, but I try to remember that it begins with us in our own neighborhoods and that we can make a difference by our own actions. 806 more words


Cookbook Review! Holiday Cookies by Elisabet Der Nederlanden 

Title: Holiday Cookies
Elisabet Der Nederlanden 
Release Date: 
September 5, 2017

Description from the publisher: From Icebox Pinwheel Cookies to Red-and-White Meringue Kisses to Apple Cider Caramels, find new inspiration for the best of seasonal baking with Holiday Cookies. 364 more words

Book Review

Gingerbread Loaf with Poached Pears

Hello Fall Baking Season! Woo hoo!! My windows are open and my kitchen smells like warm cinnamon:) When I was in college living in a tiny apartment, my roommate and I would light spice candles. 324 more words

Food Photography

September Cooking Classes

Saturdays @ The Center with Chef Duggan

Begins Saturday, Sept. 16 | at The Center for Advanced Technical Studies (916 Mount Vernon Church Road in Chapin) | 10am – 1pm | $40 per person, per class… 207 more words

Best Of Summer Pie

Because we were away for Independence Day, the boys asked for a July Fourth-ish barbecue last night.

Burgers …

Corn …

And pie.

I had a load of stone fruit on the kitchen counter: Peaches, nectarines and cherries just begging to be sliced, spiced and baked into pastry. 494 more words


Happy 4th of July!

This year the Fourth of July has been particularly pleasant because it felt like one long, glorious weekend.  Even though I literally just got back from a week long vacation, I dove back into work head first with little time to rest.   318 more words

Learning Kitchen: Panettone & Decorative Loaves

It’s not always a fail case when I bake bread, I swear. Case in point: the panettone and stollen I made this past holiday season. Practice makes perfect, so I’m going to start practicing for this year’s baking soon! 324 more words