Tomato Tarte Tatin

A delicious way to use your tomato crop … More Tomato Tarte Tatin

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Sourdough Bread

Admittedly a squirrel, my panty is full to capacity of staples and condiments waiting to be utilized, be it for unexpected guests, my cooking club or in case of supply-chain interruption, earthquake, economic collapse or zombie apocalypse.  It makes good sense, regardless where you live to have a stockpile of simple ingredients on hand to … More Sourdough Bread

My Best Baklava

Baklava Baklava!  This is one of those recipes that I originally saw on a TV show, and adjusted to my particular taste so I can’t say that this is completely original, but really, baklava is only a few ingredients so how many recipes can possibly be original? I’m picky about Baklava, I don’t really care … More My Best Baklava

Cream Cheese Pie

Add Topping to My Cream Cheese Pie Recently I was planning on making a large, New York Style cheese cake for a party we had been invited to.  A cheese cake this size needs some planning as it takes a while to put together, bake in a water bath, cool, etc.  Unfortunately, I found out … More Cream Cheese Pie

Foccaccia – Caramelized Onions with Pear and Gorgonzola

Sweet and Savory Foccacia I can’t think of anyone who doesn’t like bread.  Bread and cheese, bread and butter, bread and olive oil with basalmic vinegar, anyway is good.  Instead of chips and dips at your next get together, why not throw together some fresh Italian foccaccia style bread.  It’s easy and sure to be … More Foccaccia – Caramelized Onions with Pear and Gorgonzola