French Macaron

December 3rd, 2021

I adore these beautiful French Macarons. They are finicky to make however. If you live in the Northwest like I do, moisture is your enemy. They can not develop a skin on the top and when you bake they will crack. That is a nasty problem that I get often when I have a desire for this delectable cookie and bake them when it's raining. Don't worry they may not be beautiful, but they will be tasty. Never give up on producing a perfect macaron, you'll get it right when they weather is sunny and hot! 130 grams almond flour...Read More
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Gazpacho Soup

December 3rd, 2021

2 lb. ripe tomatoes, seeded, cored and chopped 1/2 lb. sweet cherries, pitted 1 Anaheim pepper, stemmed, seeded and chopped 1 1/2 cups day-old cubed crustless rustic white bread (2oz) 1/3 cup red onion, chopped 1/4 cup sherry vinegar 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1/2 cup place  Kosher salt and pepper   In a large bowl, toss the tomatoes with the cherries, pepper, bread, red onion, vinegar, garlic, 1/2 cup olive oil and a very generous pinch each of alt and pepper. Let the gazpacho base stand at room temperature for 2 hours.  In batches, puree the gazpacho base until...Read More
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Chinese Congee

November 29th, 2021

Thousand years of tradition and culture that makes congee a favorite with my granddaughters. ...Read More
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Savory Pumpkin Sourdough Bread

October 7th, 2021

Nothing says fall like a pumpkin. Nothing says comfort like a fresh loaf of bread, festive, warm, during the fall season....Read More

Vegan Jalapeño Poppers

September 2nd, 2021

You'll love the flavor and simplicity of these jalapeño poppers. No cheese? not a problem with cashew cream and nutritional yeast. A blender makes easy work and a piping bag a beautiful presentation....Read More
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