Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Nuts

I love nuts – all kinds, all ways. Here’s a quick flavor twist to spice things up! ingredients: 2 cups of your favorite nuts (I used 1 cup of cashews and 1 cup of almonds) 4 tbsp maple syrup 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp coriander 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp…

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Recipe: Puff Pastry Wrapped Brie with Fig Jam

Literally, mouth-watering. You’re welcome. ingredients Wheel of brie  Fig jam 1 sheet puff pastry, defrosted, rolled out to 11 x 11 inches 1 egg 1 tablespoon water thyme leaves (optional) directions Preheat the oven to 400F. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll out puff pastry into baking sheet. Spread a generous layer of fig jam on puff…

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Recipe: Cheddar and Thyme Bread

I won’t bore you with some random story about the origin of a recipe; hence, here’s the recipe for glorious cheese bread! Adapted from Seasons and Suppers‘ Soft Cheese Bread recipe. Ingredients 6 1/2 cups unbleached bread flour  1 Tbsp. coarse kosher salt 5 Tbsp white sugar 1 cup lukewarm water at about 95F-110F 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp lukewarm buttermilk 1 1/2 Tbsp instant yeast 1/4 cup vegetable…

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No-Fail Banana Bread

Okay, so I have a confession to make… banana bread has been my downfall. I’ve done so many experiments to get the perfect banana bread consistency and so many have failed. BUT, I think this is the one y’all… the trick? Using aluminum foil half-way through the baking process! Yup, keeps your bread from over-browning…

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Recipe: Mixed Berry Galette

Galette’s are better than pies. Period. If you don’t agree we can’t be friends. I mean, obviously, I am biased – but galettes are (1) a lot easier to make than pies and (2) rustic looking which I love. They are essentially “rustic” or “unfinished” pies. They can be savory or sweet, but I have…

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