Month: April 2009

Bulls Eye!

Bulls Eye!

The daring baker challenge this month was cheesecake. We were given total creative freedom in this challenge, which I love! The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. I ended up using a […]

Making Curds and Whey

Making Curds and Whey

I’ve always been a lover of cheese… every kind of cheese. From the stinky stuff in French restaurants to the most mild mozzarella. I found this recipe recently to make cheese at home and knew I had to try it. I didn’t even know you […]

Blondies Have More Fun

Blondies Have More Fun

Its been a long time since I’ve made blondies. Years and years. I don’t understand why, though. They are SO easy and so tasty. Even more, my hubby loves the simplicity of them. Believe it or not, he doesn’t like the fancy cookies I make, and begs me to make “regular” cookies. So I’ve vowed to make more blondies in the future. The original recipe called for macadamia nuts, but my grocery store only carried salted macadamia nuts. Way too salty for a cookie, even when rinsed. Been there, done that. I found unsalted cashews and am so happy I did. They were a great flavor in the cookie… just as good as macadamia nuts. So you can use either one in the recipe.

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Bacon and Eggs

Bacon and Eggs

I love Pasta Alla Carbonara. It is one of my favorite things to eat when I’m in a good Italian Restaurant. When we were in Rome last year, I had Carbonara almost every day. I had try all of the different restaurant’s versions! Research purposes, […]