Tag Archives: Vanilla Bean

Vanilla Bean Brown Butter Cinnamon Challah Twist: 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 journey … 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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Zenyatta (yada yada) Crostata

SO, what if that actually was the title of the Police Album? Would the tracks be something like, ‘Don’t Stand to Close to Pie’ or ‘Driven to Pears’? Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I’m late for yet another challenge, although technically, I … Continue reading

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