Galettes have been on my To-Bake List for a LONG time, and I have finally made one! For this bake, I used the Galette Dough and filling recipe from my Baking With Julia cookbook. I was so excited to make a galette for the first time, because a galette is basically a lazy baker's pie! To … Continue reading Baking Chronicle No. 59: Savory Tomato Galette!
...is biscuits! I was originally reminded of how awesome biscuits are - the homemade kind, not the store-bought ones - when Bake From Scratch wrote a feature article about Southern biscuits in their May/June 2018 issue. Their pictures looked amazing, and bam! Instant biscuit craving! I remembered that I'd liked my Making Dough cookbook's recipe for … Continue reading The New Obsession on the Block…
Hey everyone! I know I've been away for a while - March was super crazy! I'm sorry for my absence, and I'd like to promise that it won't happen again, but...life does sometimes happen. Anyway, here's the awesome mixed-starter bread I made from Baking with Julia: This bread was a life-changing experience. It was time-consuming, … Continue reading Extra Fun Scone Recipe!
My favorite rugelach recipe I’ve made so far (granted, I haven’t baked a ton of rugelach) I found in the Holiday Cookie edition of Bake From Scratch. This weekend, I used the dough and added a bunch of random fillings, in my signature improvisational style! For those of you that don’t know, rugelach is a … Continue reading Baking Chronicle No. 49: More Rugelach!
I'll admit it: I'm not that fond of eating pastry. A good pie, I'll definitely go for - but most of the time the pastry is soggy or the filling is disgusting. However, I've learned that I absolutely love making pastry, so this morning I made pastry cups using a sweet shortcrust pastry (from Making Dough), coffee pastry … Continue reading Adventures in Baking No. 8: Mocha Pastry Cups!
I love scones. I love their crumbly texture and their mildly sweet taste, and I especially enjoy them straight from the oven. I never really have scones often, however, so it's a real treat for me when I make them. The last time I made scones, I used a recipe from Mark Bittman's How to Bake … Continue reading Adventures in Baking No. 4: Scones