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Feb 20, 2024

Ginger-Lime Tea Cake

This moist and flavorful ginger-lime tea cake includes a ginger and lime infused batter, a ginger-lime soak, and a lime-infused glaze. 

Ginger-Lime Tea Cake on a plate with the loaf in the background.



The fresh ginger and lime combination is amazing. Next time, I'm making extra ginger-lime syrup just so I can keep some to make cocktails or to mix with sparkling water. 

Feb 17, 2024

Colcannon Cakes | Irish Potato Pancakes

These Colcannon Cakes are the perfect way to use up any leftover Colcannon you may have. 

Colcannon Cakes on a plate with tomatoes.


I cannot emphasize how much I loved these Colcannon cakes. They are so good. They are worth making an extra large batch of Colcannon just to have leftovers to make these potato pancakes. 

Feb 16, 2024

Black Sesame Shokupan (Japanese Milk Bread with Yudane)

This black sesame shokupan (Japanese milk bread) is soft and fluffy. It's ideal for breakfast toast and sandwiches. 

Black Sesame Shokupan slices with a partial loaf.

 


With a nutty and slightly sweet flavor, this bread smells heavenly. You'll love spreading the first slice with soft, salted butter and devouring it then and there. 

Feb 14, 2024

Durum Wheat Sesame Bread

This durum wheat sesame bread includes a gorgeous golden crumb with a crunchy seeded crust. 

Durum Wheat Sesame Bread slices in a basket.


This bread is made with a combination of one-third bread flour and two-thirds durum flour. It's fabulous for breakfast toast, sandwich bread, or for dipping into your favorite sauce. 

Feb 13, 2024

Chocolate Chip Breadsticks

These chocolate chip breadsticks are a tasty treat filled with chocolate in between layers of sweet soft-crispy bread. 

Chocolate Chip Breadsticks on plates.


These chocolate chip breadsticks are wonderful for breakfast, as a snack, and even dessert. They are really fun to make, and the shaping and laminating technique is totally flexible and easy. 

Feb 10, 2024

Boeuf Bourguignon | Beef Burgundy

This boeuf bourguignon is a classic French stew with beef, bacon, carrots, mushrooms, pearl onions, and a whole bottle of wine. 

Boeuf Bourguignon in a bowl.


This French classic dish, made famous by Julia Child, raises stew to a whole new level. This dish is delicious the day that it is made, and even better if you give it a chance to rest overnight in the refrigerator. 

Feb 8, 2024

Sheet Pan Shrimp, Roasted Potatoes, & Prosciutto

This sheet pan shrimp, roasted potatoes, and prosciutto is a wonderful quick and easy seafood dish that you can make for a weeknight family dinner or an easy "company's coming" elegant meal. 

Potatoes, Shrimp, & Prosciutto Sheet Pan Dinner in a bowl.


You might not think of potatoes and shrimp together, but this combination, which also includes thinly sliced prosciutto, is absolutely a delicious harmony of rich flavor and texture. Plus, everything roasts together in one pan.