Category Archives: Cookies

Oh Nuts! (and Hazelnut Orange Rosemary Brittle)

This time of year we use a lot of nuts – especially almonds and hazelnuts (Filberts). If you need to remove the skins, it can be a little time consuming so plan ahead. Deal with the nuts early so your … Continue reading

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Coconut Tuiles

At a recent gathering with friends, I mused about the possibility that cooking is mostly about caramelization. Certainly, this is true with baking. The golden crust on a baguette – caramelization. The color of a croissant – caramelization. Any well-baked … Continue reading

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White or Wheat

It used to be that the number one question I would get from my students is, “Do you watch Top Chef?” Thankfully, that question has taken a back seat to:  “Can I make this with whole wheat flour?”  This tell-tale … Continue reading

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Holiday (Stollen) Biscotti

It’s the first week of December and I am well into my holiday baking. This can be a challenge because it’s also a popular time for classes.  I’ve been teaching regularly and this week I’ll teach five classes. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Kim Boyce’s Crumble Bars

We all need the help of inspiration at times. Sometimes we’re the inspiration, sometimes others are doing the work. Recently, I received some much needed inspiration regarding baking more with whole grains from Pastry chef Kim Boyce’s book Good to … Continue reading

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