Homemade Chai Masala Blend

November 17, 2014
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Move over pumpkin spice. Make room for my other favorite fall spice blend, chai masala or chai spice mix. Well, ok it’s not really a “fall” flavor since people drink it year round. The list of warming spices just reminds me of fall and once you start putting the mix into dessert recipes, the dessert […]

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Mini Chai Spice Donuts

June 14, 2012
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I think donuts will forever make me think of my dad. My parents use to run a small business and there was (and still is) a Dunkin Donuts right next door. So my dad would pick up a boxed dozen every so often on his way back home. We’d get home from school and there […]

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Photography Exercise with Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins

May 22, 2012
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Last night I decided I was going to make some chocolate chip muffins . On a whim at the last second I decided to add a little extra flavor with some espresso. So I replaced the milk in my muffin recipe with a cup of strong coffee and added in some instant espresso powder. The […]

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Brioche Cinnamon Rolls

April 14, 2011
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Working with yeast has never been one of my favorite things. Recently I’ve noticed that I’m not alone either. I’ve been reading other blogs and there is a group out there that would rather avoid using it. Makes sense. Yeast is a tricky ingredient and you need a very specific environment for it to work […]

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Daring Bakers Challenge: Doughnuts

October 27, 2010
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The October 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was hosted by Lori of Butter Me Up. Lori chose to challenge DBers to make doughnuts. She used several sources for her recipes including Alton Brown, Nancy Silverton, Kate Neumann and Epicurious. I have to admit, I was not too excited about this month’s challenge. I suppose it’s the […]

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Red Currant and Fennel Muffins

July 19, 2010
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I went a little fruit crazy the other day while over at the local gourmet market. Everything looked so good and now my refrigerator is stocked with plums, peaches, kiwi, blackberries, cherries, apples, and strawberries. I also bought something that I had never tasted before, fresh red currants. I’ve only had the dried variety mixed […]

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