Daring Baker's Sheets of Phyllo Dough

Daring Baker's Sheets of Phyllo Dough

Erica of Erica’s Edibles was our host for the Daring Baker’s June challenge. Erica challenged us to be truly DARING by making homemade phyllo dough and then to use that homemade dough to make Baklava. I actually created  phyllo dough and a baklava for a dear friend,...
Red Velvet Crème Fraîche Cake

Red Velvet Crème Fraîche Cake

White Chocolate Crème Fraîche Frosting The men, I am not being sexist, they happen to all be men, work in the mailroom at my husband’s office have very graciously allowed me to have supply shipments to be sent to there mailroom. After the last few weeks of not...
Le Gâteau pour les Amateurs: The Cake of Love

Le Gâteau pour les Amateurs: The Cake of Love

Tulip Paste Triangle Shape Gàteau Before I begin I need to thank Sydney, not only could I have not been able to complete the cakes without her help, but she starts spring term next week and is organizing all her supplies and college necessities, so her time is...
Gâteaux aux Framboises: Raspberry Gâteau

Gâteaux aux Framboises: Raspberry Gâteau

I wanted to create a romantic dinner for my husband on News Year’s Eve, I had neglected him during the crazy holiday months. I became extremely busy a week prior to Halloween and did not have much time to dedicate to him until after  New Year’s Eve. He...
2010 A Year of Change and Growth

2010 A Year of Change and Growth

So much has changed since this time last year. When the year began Sydney was a senior in high school, my husband was still the CIO for CRI, and I had just began dipping my toe into the pool of blogging, (What a big pool). I can honestly say I did not understand this...
Pinktober

Pinktober

October is the month that everything, buildings, ribbons, lights, armbands, the decor at the malls, and all along the interstate turn the optimistic lively color pink.  October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Celebrating 25 Years of Awareness, Education,...
A Special /thank you

A Special /thank you

I guess its long over due, Sydney and I both need to take a little time to thank Dennis, my husband/ Sydney’s father. He spends countless hours on the computer organizing the pictures I take of  food, plus he helped with the Culinary Calculator. He was the...
Financier with Candied Ginger

Financier with Candied Ginger

A light pastry for early morning coffee or a little mid morning or afternoon break. Financier is a light and dainty tea cake. Sydney, my daughter, and I first experienced this treasure in St. Germain this past March. As soon as I returned to Colorado I began...