Category Archives: Pastry

Parlez-Vous Croissant? How to Make Croissants from Scratch!

The croissant has evolved…into a crescent roll.  Let me explain.  From the time I was in college, until about 10 years ago, croissants were flaky, layered, buttery crescents of heaven. No matter where I bought them, they were all of … Continue reading

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Self-Crusting Vegetable Cheese Omelet Pie – Quiche

Is it quiche or a cool pie? Read to find out how this self-crusting vegetable cheese omelet quiche – pie started as a quiche and morphed into something even more amazing! Where did all the blue/purple potatoes go? All summer … Continue reading

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Mixed Nut Baklava Success…Phyllo Fail.

If you love baklava, and love nuts, wait until you try this baklava with 4 different types of nuts aka Mixed Nut Baklava! Back in 2009, a friend and I were discussing my 1st Daring Bakers challenge hosting gig, trying to decide what I … Continue reading

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