Lattice Top Pie Crust

Warm pie season is just around the corner, and what is more impressive than a traditional lattice crust. Here’s an awesome video from YumSugar showing you exactly how to recreate this at home. I made mine with spiced apples and it was delicious! Stay tuned for that recipe!...more

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

I’ve been planning to make this Cauliflower Crust Pizza for over a year. Even though I had lot of success with using cauliflower when I was making lighter Fettucini Alfredo of replacing part of the mashed potato with Mashed Cauliflower, still I was reluctant to try this recipe. I just couldn’t imagine how can cauliflower be used instead of pizza dough. The procedure itself is not complicated. You use some Riced Cauliflower, mix it with an egg and shape into a circle. Bake for 10 minutes, top with your favorite toppings and bake for 10 more minutes. That’s it!...more

The Revelation of Homemade Toaster Pastries

Sometimes, a little handheld pie is just the sweet treat to hit the spot, whether it's served as a quick and convenient breakfast, or an afternoon snack, or even an after-dinner reward for eating all of one's (locally sourced) vegetables. ...more
Confession: I love store bought Pop Tarts. But now I'm inspired to bake my own thanks to your ...more

A Good Crust

Call me shallow, but I do judge books by their covers, and breads by their crusts. For most of the hearth loaves I bake, I'm looking for a gorgeously brown, thin, crisp crust that "sings" when it comes out of the oven and shatters under the knife on the cutting board. I don't always get it, but here are some things that help: ...more

Wow ! What a difference a cloche can make.

Great article. I will make a cloche and give it ...more

Peach Pie

When I lived near family, I used to make this peach pie for my in-laws.  My brother-in-law loved it so much that it was a constant request from him.  It’s possible that he was just being nice and trying to make me feel relevant by requesting a certain desert from me, but the fact that he always ate at least two slices in one sitting says otherwise.  I love making this pie and I also love eating it.  It has a little touch of almond extract that adds this wonderfully sweet taste.  You wouldn’t think that a touch of almonds would compliment peaches so well, but it does. ...more