Category Archives: Recipes

#7 Caramelized Pear Bread Pudding

I was really excited about this one. It says that Challah and brioche are the best bases for this recipe, and I love to have an excuse to make a batch of challah. I have a yummy recipe that I … Continue reading

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#8 Pearl’s Chocolate Macaroon Cake

I have a few things to say before I get into this cake. I will point out that macaroons are not the same thing as macarons. Notice the difference in spelling (one “o” vs. two). This confusion drives me nuts … Continue reading

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#6 Red Velvet Cake with Mascarpone Cream Cheese Frosting

When I first looked at this cake recipe I was a little bored with the idea since I already found a red velvet cake that I love, which also has a mascarpone cream cheese frosting. But since the point is … Continue reading

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Carrot Cakes and a Busy Baking Mama

Ian and I got to spend much of the weekend with our friends Kevin and Allie (aka McJudd), and since we are both preparing for parenthood, we enjoyed going into a baby clothes and toy store in Portland after eating … Continue reading

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Sweet Vanilla Challah

Here is the recipe for the Challah I made yesterday. It is a tried and true recipe, passed to me from my mother-in-law, who received it (I believe) from one of her dear sisters. It is perfect for making challah … Continue reading

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