The Guinness has gone but the oat flapjacks remain…. I take that back, I highly recommend flapjacks plus Guinness for dessert tonight. I’ve been staring down photos of oaty Irish flapjacks for years and finally baked a tray of them for an Irish-themed St. Paddy’s day potluck and now I […]
How did you whip that up so fast?
So says my husband as I plopped dinner on the table tonight. After returning from a chilly evening stroll with the dog, I wandered into the kitchen to assemble dinner before Wayne had to leave for his weekly radio show. 30 minutes later, dinner appears in the form of a […]
St. Nik Breads … Weckemaennchen. The perfect simple holiday gift of love!
St. Nikolaus Day is officially December 6th, but it’s never too late to have fun making these, er, ummm, renegade versions of German holiday breads also known as Weckemaenwchen in honor of Nicholas, Bishop of Myra. My friend, Renate, grew up in the Rhineland region of Germany, and she taught […]
Holiday Open House and Winter Cooking Classes
Grab an Apron and Let’s get cookin! To Register for Classes: Contact Barbara at [email protected] Class size limited to 8, so don’t delay! We are located 5 miles east of Asheville in Haw Creek Hide N’ Bake: Special Holiday Refrigerator Cookies and Savory Crackers Wednesday, December 7th, 6:00-9:00pm $45 […]
Upcoming Cooking Classes
German Santa Breads Stay tuned for January and February Cooking Classes Meanwhile, head down to the Nov. 7 post for information on this December class and open house: Wednesday, December 7th, 6:00-9:00pm $45 Hide N’ Bake: Special Holiday Refrigerator Cookies and Savory Crackers
A Jiggly Wiggly Thanksgiving
This year, Wayne and I traveled to Richmond, VA for the family gathering and feast. And speaking of feast, sometimes you just have to start with dessert first. I made a couple lovely candy roaster pies with a bittersweet chocolate ganache under the pumpkin custard. And that was all fine […]