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Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte

Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte

Imagine a Strawberry Shortcake in a layered cake format and you’re just about there. Introducing the Strawberry Rosemary Charlotte! After snagging an entire plaque of strawberries I got to baking in the kitchen of the lovely home in the 16th arrondissement I was watching. Whipped […]

Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Ho Ho Ho! One of my favorite things about Christmas is the.. cookies! This weekend we made 2 batches of cookies, 1 batch of brownies, and 3 kinds of candy! Check out the Ugly Christmas Sweater Gingerbread men I decorated last night. I love this […]

Mini Pumpkin S’mores Tarts

Last week I was on the hunt for a torch. We’re talking a mega torch for singeing things like meringue or warming up the bowl of a mixer to get butter to room temperature faster. I’d say a torch, mixer, whisk, zester and a spatula […]

Baking Tip: Cookie Placement!

Even baking and color depend on air and even heat distribution! This leads to this week’s tip! Place cookies/macarons caddie corner to each other!¬†You’ve put a lot of time into your dessert now let’s get this thing baked! When piping or placing treats on a […]

Baking Tips: Storing Bread!

I have told you a million times how clueless I am at baking bread- I’ve pleading with Ian from the Baking Chin to move down to Texas and make my bread, especially his Pain de Campagne… But since he’s in Indonesia helping open a Patisserie, […]

Baking Tips: When Bread is Done!

Ian is here! With more bread baking tips! I ask Ian a billion questions whenever I’m thinking about making bread or just randomly. One important question came up when I was making a loaf of bread, while giving updates via Facebook at each stage to […]