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Category Archives: Baking
This recipe for Salted Caramel Apple Pie (with Bourbon-soaked raisins and pecans) was my entry in the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Blue Ribbon Country Fair. It was beyond thrilling to win first place (Blue Ribbon) in the category of … Continue reading
Although originating in the United Kingdom, Buttermilk Pie has been a staple in pie hutches across the South for generations. This recipe for Buttermilk Pie brings you the same creamy custard-like texture with a little less sugar.
This biscuit-style Drop Shortcake recipe makes the lightest, fluffiest, melt-in-your-mouth shortcake; topped with berries, macerated in Limoncello (lemon-flavored liqueur) and Chambord (black raspberry liqueur) Chantilly Cream, it’s like floating on a cloud of summer.
This recipe for Lemon Cake with Strawberry Butter Cream Frosting is the quintessential Spring cake. Lemon cake, moist with buttermilk and flavored with both juice and zest of lemons, frosting studded with fresh strawberries, it’s perfect for Spring celebrations; Easter, … Continue reading
This cheesecake recipe is one that crosses all cheesecake regions. It’s neither New York, nor Chicago, nor even Philadelphia. Rather, it takes elements of many regions of cheesecake flavor and texture to bring you a rich, tangy, firm-but-not-dense, light and … Continue reading
This recipe for Whey Bread is a great use for the byproduct of cheese making (whey), and since I just made Feta and have started the six-month process of making bleu cheese, I had a lot of whey. Not making cheese? … Continue reading
This recipe for Irish Soda Bread is just one of the many forms taken by this simple quick bread seen across Ireland. In Ulster, the wholemeal (or whole-wheat) form is sweetened and called Wheaten Bread.
This recipe for Guinness Chocolate Cake is intensely chocolate; it’s moist with Guinness stout and sour cream, topped with Irish Cream Liqueur Cream Cheese Frosting, with its assembly giving a nod to a frothy, foamy-topped pint of your favorite Irish beer. … Continue reading