Ode to the Golden Brioche Loaf

Ode to the Golden Brioche Loaf

  I can’t believe that I lived almost 28 years without eating a loaf of brioche. Okay, I didn’t actually eat an entire loaf, although I was tempted to. I have had brioche rolls...

Pot Roast in the Crock Pot

Pot Roast in the Crock Pot

  I absolutely adore my crock pot. I love being able to devote a small amount of time in the morning in order to have a hot, hearty, and delicious meal done and waiting...

Russian Grandmothers’ Apple Pie-Cake

Russian Grandmothers’ Apple Pie-Cake

  This week’s Tuesdays With Dorie recipe, Russian Grandmothers’ Apple Pie-Cake, was chosen by Natalie over at Burned Bits. Thanks Natalie, for choosing such a wonderful recipe! Not that a fabulous Dorie recipe is...

Royal Crown’s Tortano

Royal Crown’s Tortano

  I noticed a few weeks ago that a new food blogging group had formed – the Bread Baking Babes. They tackle a new type of bread each month and then blog about it...

Daring Bakers: French Bread ala Julia Child

Daring Bakers: French Bread ala Julia Child

I was definitely not surprised to see that this month’s challenge was bread, given that Breadchick Mary at The Sour Dough, along with Sara at I Like to Cook, was hosting it. French bread…...

Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings

I have only had chicken and dumplings once in my twenty-something years of existence. However, I do remember that I loved them. I have been seeing some of these dishes pop up on a...

Almost Fudge Gateau

Almost Fudge Gateau

Almost-Fudge… couldn’t really explain it any better myself! I was beyond excited when Nikki of Crazy Delicious chose the Almost-Fudge Gâteau for this week’s recipe. I decided to make two smaller cakes instead of...

Thin n’ Crispy Pizza Crust

Thin n’ Crispy Pizza Crust

  Let’s face it. There are two types of people in this world – those that love a thick chewy pizza crust, and those that love a thin and crispy pizza crust. I happen...

Brown Sugar-Apple Cheesecake

Brown Sugar-Apple Cheesecake

  Thank you to Jaime of Good Eats ‘n Sweet Treats for choosing this week’s recipe, Brown Sugar-Apple Cheesecake. I am a lover of all things cheesecake; I don’t think I have ever met...

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

  I have always been a big fan of granola – the toasted, crunchy oats and nuts, along with sweet fruit make a wonderful combination, whether eating it in yogurt or by the handful....