French Bread

= It's about time for another bread recipe!  I love to make bread because it's such a hands-on and connected way of baking.  As if we are nurturing the dough into its final form. Bread making is also about patience.  To truly get great tasting bread, the yeast needs time to ferment and develop.  Luckily,  a [...]

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Chocolate Macaron & Bailey’s Ganache

I was trying to come up with a fun name for this recipe.  Something about drunken cookies, or Super-duper Bailey Oreos.  However, as entertaining as those names are they don't do these cookies justice.  Something as simple as putting booze into a cookie makes it that much more yummy.  I hope you all agree, or [...]

Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

A good cup of hot chocolate is a must need for everyone.  Especially those of us who live in colder climates, where a hot drink is needed to stave off the chills of the day.  This recipe is basically hot chocolate on overdrive.  A rich, Nutella-y, chocolatey drink fit for any king or queen.  The [...]

Spelt Croissants

I think croissants are a universal love.  If you walk into a cafe or bakery and you see them on the shelf?  Or if you smell them being baked?  It might be on par with chocolate chip cookies in their appeal.  With this recipe, you'll be able to make them whenever you want and have [...]

Lasagna

Lasagna is one of those staple dishes that practically everyone knows. Whats the meal that basically everyone knows.  The meal that people bring over if you're sick, or to feed you for a full week?  lasagna.  It is the answer to anyones hangriness. If you ever need to feed a large number of people something quick [...]

Burritos

In my home city, it seems that everyone is obsessed with burritos. Friendly discussions turn into heated debates as self-proclaimed foodies rant and rave about who makes the best Burritos in town. As most people are quite aware, the Burrito is an iconic staple in Mexican-American cuisine.  Where it originated is not entirely known, with stories of its [...]