The Perfect Party Cake

The Perfect Party Cake

  And perfect it was. This was no surprise, given that this is a Dorie Greenspan recipe. Thanks to Tuesdays With Dorie I have become a huge Dorie fan, and have found that all...

Beef Burgundy, Crockpot Style

Beef Burgundy, Crockpot Style

  This was another hit from the Cooking Light Slow Cooker cookbook. I have made this dish twice now in a very short amount of time, and I really enjoy it. The meat becomes...

Caramel-Topped Flan

Caramel-Topped Flan

  Confession #1: Before this week’s recipe, I had never had flan. Confession #2: After this week’s recipe, I officially do not like flan. Perhaps it is an acquired taste? I had heard rumors...

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...