Making fancy S’mores = happiness

Individual smores -

Graham Cracker Crust, Chocolate ganache and Marshmallow topping National S’mores Day is celebrated annually on August 10. Why should EATING s’mores be limited to camping, kids and the great outdoors? Making fancy S’mores = happiness.  The idea of this most basic dessert has always been a fabulous combination, a fan favorite in my house.  The crispiness of… [Read More »]

the best way to make Leek tart

Leek tart -

fresh leeks, eggs, ricotta cheese, heavy cream are the main ingredients to this classic yet very stylish tart. It’s a wonderful dish for parties, brunch or for a light supper.  I just love the way the house surrenders to its warm, inviting smell.  Alerting anyone who walks through the door, that the baker is in the… [Read More »]

Flaky Short Crust Pastry Dough

Flaky short crust pastry dough -

aka Pâte Brisêe.…. This is your basic, classic, simple savory pastry crust to have in your baking arsenal.  Ingredients are flour, butter, salt, and water. This recipe works well for all savory tarts and hors d’oeuvre. This flaky short crust pastry dough will be a delicious component to all your savory tarts. When making tart… [Read More »]

Colombian Shredded Chicken Soup

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Sopa de Ajiaco Colombian shredded chicken soup with 2 types of potatoes, corn, chicken, capers w/dash of cream.   There’s this little Colombian restaurant in Northern Palm Beach County in a strip mall.  Don’t judge!!!      There are many hidden gems found in Florida strip malls.  We are a state of strip malls.  Well,… [Read More »]

Healthful Bountiful Blueberry tarts

Sweet Dough Ingredients

As you probably already know, I’m in love with blueberries.  Those little, delicious gifts of nature that you can and should enjoy raw or cooked.  They are so subtly sweet, minimally textured, mini pearls of natural goodness – that is so versatile, you can create an entire cookbook on the glories of The BlueBerry.  These… [Read More »]