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Your Daily Bread

Your Daily Bread

I’ve noticed every time we return home from our annual visit to Germany, my husband is a little depressed. At first, I thought it was that he missed his family… then I thought it was the weather… Finally, I realized it was the bread. Of […]

Looks can be deceiving

Looks can be deceiving

Hello from Deutschland!!! We’re currently in Frankfurt, Germany visiting Stephan’s family. The temperatures have been up in the high 90’s for weeks in South Florida, so this is perfect timing to leave for a few weeks! I haven’t been cooking since I got here as […]

I Pita the Fool

I Pita the Fool

I’ll admit it, I’m a fan of Mr. T. I used to watch the A-Team as a kid… anyone else? Hmmm… I think I just showed my age. For a short time used I even used the “Mr. T” voice on my GPS. However, I got tired of him calling me a fool if I missed a turn. Its all fun and games until you really start to feel like one! lol!

Anyway, I had some free time last week and decided I was in the mood the bake. After thumbing through my cookbooks, came across this recipe for pita bread. Since I had all of the ingredients on hand, pita it was! This was my first time making it, and I even impressed myself. Who know pitas were so easy to make and yet SO complicated looking! It really is fascinating how you can put a thin, flat piece of dough on a hot surface and it will balloon and turn into a beautiful pita. The best part is the dough is good in the fridge for up to a week. This means you can have fresh pita at your whimsy… Now THAT is good stuff, my friends!
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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 […]

Tuile Cookies

Tuile Cookies

When I saw the Daring Bakers challenge this month, I was stoked! As much as I enjoy the occasional time consuming multiple step dessert like last month, I knew this month would not be possible for such a feat. These tuile cookies were just up […]

Fancy Pants

Fancy Pants

One of my “themes” for this blog is simplicity. I like to make simple food and simple desserts. From working as a pastry chef, I have the experience to make over the top desserts, but I just don’t have the time or energy to do it. This dessert is not like one of my usual desserts as it is fancy. Uber fancy… but I truly enjoyed making it. Thank you Daring Bakers for choosing it! To see more Daring Baker’s posts go here or go here to see all of my past Daring Baker posts.

This month’s challenge is brought to us by the adventurous Hilda from Saffron and Blueberry and Marion from Il en Faut Peu Pour Etre Heureux. They have chosen a French Yule Log by Flore from Florilege Gourmand. As with most challenges, we had many options for this dessert, but had to have the 6 elements of the yule log. This is not to be confused with the other version of a Yule Log, that we did last year.

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