When you see something so delicious (online ?? in a photo ??) and yet, you can't have it because it's not real -- it's just a representation. You remain unsatisfied until you make it yourself. Good luck!

Lemoncello cake

Total Time: 25 minutes Yield: One 9-inch 2 layer cake (can be round or heart shaped or square INGREDIENTS • 2-1/2 cups flour — well sifted • 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 cup butter, softened • 3/4 cup sugar (modified from 1.5) — suggest evap cane juice or coconut sugar • 3 L. eggs —… Read more →

Indian Pudding — It’s National Indian Pudding Day

This from my great, great grandmother.. it’s all we have left from her. She was a Cherokee Indian, apparently, who married a French Count.. after which he was disowned and they settled in New England. But we still have her Indian pudding recipe. And here is a story from NPR on the “Day” that is, Indian Pudding Day. INDIAN PUDDING… Read more →

Almond Paste

I had to make Almond Paste for a recipe I’ll post in soon (I have to test it again, it was a little tricky, for Almond Macaroons). Turns out it’s really easy to make Almond Paste. Cheaper, and you can make it organic, with either a mixer or a food processor. If raw egg white is of concern, use pasteurized… Read more →