Sunday, September 30, 2007

Cinnamon Buns and Sticky Buns (v 2.0)

(From left to right: Maple Cream Cheese Frosting, Icing, Cream Cheese Frosting) Did you know Cinnabon first started as a single bakery in a...

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Garlic Bread

Scarpetta is the Italian word for wiping up the rest of your pasta sauce with a piece of bread. I'm glad there's a term for it bec...

Thursday, September 27, 2007

The Piece of Cake Vanilla Association

I've talked about my love of vanilla so many times on this blog, I should really start a foundation. I'm constantly craving and sea...

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Stuffed Zucchinis with Cheese and Italian Sausage

Steven is not the biggest fan of zucchinis but once they're stuffed with cheese and Italian sausage, even he can't resist them. I&#...

Sunday, September 23, 2007

British Delights

I've never fallen more in love with a city at first sight than when I touched down in London. It's been a long time since I visited,...

Saturday, September 22, 2007

Awesomely Quick Treat Flash

It's fall! Hooray! And really, what is better for a fall evening than kettle corn, a warm drink and your favorite huge sweater? Actuall...

Brown paper packages tied up with string

These are a few of my favorite things~ I love getting packages in the mail because it's like getting presents! Sometimes after I order ...

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Plum Cake

It's starting to rain here and that means it's not going to stop for the next 6 to 8 months. As we approach fall, I'm saying my...

Miso Fish

While slogging through the blog clog, I found so many recipes from weeks or months ago that never made it onto the blog. This is either bec...

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

From Denmark with Love

I love baking for many reasons. It's therapeutic, creative, cerebral. Chemistry meets artistry. And then there's the sharing and eat...

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Maple Dijon Glazed Bacon

Every Wednesday I read the food section of the Seattle Times. I clip out and save the recipes that interest me in a big binder. It's s...

Buttermilk Pancakes

During the week I don't eat breakfast. I know I know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! I actually really love breakfas...

Friday, September 14, 2007

Lemon Cream Tart

My fellow Daring Baker , Mary , said "If the Daring Bakers were a Girl Scout/Boy Scout troop, then our manual with badges would be Dori...

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

See Ya Later, Summer

It seems like every food blogger I read regularly is writing a post reluctantly celebrating the last edible remnants of summer--one last fat...

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Fish Cake or Faux Crab Cake

Where have I been? Eating my way around Vancouver, B.C. the past few days. I love that city so much; the weather was beautiful, the people...

Sunday, September 9, 2007

No Knead to Freak Out--Part Two

As promised, I have pulled out the gloves (oven mitts, in this case) for a second round of No Knead Bread . When we last talked about my adv...

Friday, September 7, 2007

Meringue Days

After being in the grip of an intense Southern California heatwave for the better part of a week, the hellish beast has released us from his...

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Tiramisu Ice Cream

Tiramisu is a dessert I never tire of in any form ( tiramisu brownie anyone ?). I experimented with a tiramisu ice cream during the summer ...

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

No Knead to Freak Out--Part One

I have a confession that may put my baking prowess in question: Bread Scares Me. Not in the carb -phobic L.A. kind of way (Sister, please! I...