Cinnamon rolls a day ahead

2nd April, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Nothing is better than waking up to aroma of fresh, hot cinnamon rolls drifting through the house. Warm, slightly spicy, gooey, delicious. Unfortunately, getting up extra early to make the dough, let it rise, roll, cut and bake them negates the luxury of fresh breakfast rolls. And cinnamon rolls from a can are just sad. […] Read More

Zucchini muffins now and later

12th July, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Anyone who’s wandered through any of our local farmers markets has probably noticed that there’s a lot of zucchini out there. It is now the time of year when zucchini and other summer squash start being left on doorsteps in the dead of night. Zucchini are typically picked while small and very young zucchini with […] Read More

Breakfast: The most important – most skipped -meal of the day

29th September, 2008 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

This column was inspired by a friend of mine. She’s a single mom with three kids under age 10. A couple weeks ago she told me she hit a low point as a mother when she lured her kids of out bed one morning with Cheetos. While I enjoy a processed cheese food snack for […] Read More

Pizza My Heart – No delivery required

8th September, 2008 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Pizza is an interesting thing: depending on where you were brought up, there tends to be One True Pizza and all others pale by comparison. Or you ate something for most of your life that seemed lacking, until one day someone dropped a wood fired pizza on the table, then enlightenment occurred. I’m part of […] Read More

The World’s Friendliest Cupcake

6th August, 2008 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Let’s get one thing out on the table right now: I am not vegan. I’m not even vegetarian, although I have been in the past. I love butter, eggs, cheese and all the other good melt-in-your-mouth dairy products. That said, I have a fascination with vegan pastry and baked goods. For many years vegans didn’t […] Read More