August 26, 2017

Rum Cake

August 23, 2014


I don’t know what style rum cake this is – it’s the kind my mom used to make – which I grew up making every holiday season for probably hundreds of people, but I never had the recipe (I could have called and asked for it, but I’m pretty sure it involves cake mix and […]

Posted in: Cake, dairy free, Recipe

Raspberry Cherry Sorbet

August 13, 2014


-1.0 setup and necessary objects Have an ice cream maker (I have the $50 cuisinart one where you freeze the bowl, it does the job just fine) 1.0 Raspberry Cherry Sorbet Ingredients: 24 oz  ________________ Puréed Raspberries  (~ 3 Cups) Fresh or frozen. 8 oz  ________________  Puréed Sour Cherries (~1 Cup) Fresh or frozen 6 oz  _______________ Sour Cherry Juice (I used […]

Peach Tart

August 13, 2014


Blueberry Tart

Basic tart recipe – I will attempt to be detailed enough for people who don’t just know how to make a tart.  I like a challenge.  This recipe makes enough for two 8 inch tarts. Recipe ingredients are first, followed by instructions.  Gather all the ingredients before you start. Equipment you will need: Food processor […]

Posted in: Fruit, peach, Pie, Recipe, tart

Good News Everyone!

April 4, 2014


Back to using Valrhona

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THE Chocolate Making Post – Part 2

February 12, 2014


So you made it through the last chocolate post, but now you’re wondering, “what kind of chocolate should I use, if not chocolate chips?”  When I say don’t use chocolate chips, I mean tollhouse, etc – meant for cookie making.  You can use Pistoles – which are the flat round, or sometimes oblong, pieces of temper […]

THE Chocolate Making Post

February 11, 2014


9 Assorted Chocolates

There are a few types of chocolate filling – ganache (butter and cream based), sugar based fillings, nut based fillings, etc.  Below is a recipe for butter ganache… which has the best texture in my opinion, and keeps really well.  Use good butter.  It is also key to use liquid sweetener, as the sweetener doesn’t […]