Tag Archives: Vanilla Bean

Vanilla Bean Brown Butter Cinnamon Swirl Challah: A Guest Post for ‘Baking with Heritage’ at Food Wanderings

  A few months ago, Shulie, from the beautiful blog, Food Wanderings, asked me to write a post for her Baking with Heritage series.  I couldn’t have been more flattered, not to mention excited, since this would allow me to … Continue reading

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Fun with Risotto – The Sweet and The Savory

Ahhh, Risotto..who doesn’t love a rich, creamy risotto?  Well, who doesn’t love a rich, creamy risotto outside the one who’s cooking it?   I think most agree that standing at the stove for 20 some odd minutes, adding simmering stock, stirring … Continue reading

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By George, It’s a Bakewell Tart! (OR TWO)

Just to give you all a heads up, since this month’s Daring Bakers Challenge is a British treat, I’m officially British for this entry – spelling and all.  I’m sure my dialect will come from many different regions of England considering … Continue reading

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