Category Archives: Recipe

Pandoro for Christmas/Pandoro per Natale

A few years ago I found a reliable source for these Pandoro cakes here in Los Angeles. Claro’s Italian Markets, with 6 stores in the LA area (Locations) always has a great selection. Since we usually spend our Thanksgiving at … Continue reading

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Cookie Party Prep begins and Baker’s Chocolate One Bowl Microwave Fudge recipe

Every year (for the last 18) we have held our Christmas Cookie Party for friend and family. I put together over 100 dozen cookies and candies and over 20 quarts of my Top Secret Christmas Chili for this day-long Open … Continue reading

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Cute cookie idea I found on Pinterest – reindeer cookies

I found these cute reindeer cookies while browsing Pinterest.com today. Very cool! Source: buddingbaketress.blogspot.com via Jen on Pinterest         Related Posts: Check out my Los Angeles Board on Pinterest and more! Elsewhere: Food: Chai-spiced Pumpkin Kiss Cookie … Continue reading

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I’ve made an iPad Cookbook via Bakespace.com!

At the Techmunch food blogger conference on Friday, Bakespace.com announced their new cookbook app for the Apple iPad — Cookbook Cafe! Cookbook Cafe allows anyone to produce a personal, organizational or fund-raising cookbook and deliver it directly via the iPad. … Continue reading

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Food: Pancakes!

I have never been much of a pancake fan before, but lately I have been having cravings for them. I like my pancakes light and fluffy, so I went looking for a recipe with just those qualities. I found one … Continue reading

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Food: Pizza night at home – Dreams of Sicily

I do love my pizza and after almost 3 weeks back from Sicily I was having a bit of a pizza craving. I looked back through my Google Shared items and found this No-Knead Pizza Crust recipe. After a quick … Continue reading

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Food: Peanut butter cookies with Nutella Schmear

I have had a taste for something sweet each evening, much as we enjoyed after each cena (dinner) on our Sicily Trip. The taste of Nutella is ever-present in our memories so I thought…why not combine the traditional American flavor … Continue reading

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Photos: Cranberry Scones and Maple Liqueur with recipes

Taking a holiday Saturday to do a bunch of things around the house. Today we made Maple Oat Cranberry scones and I took a few minutes to start a small batch of maple liqueur. These scones are fairly easy to … Continue reading

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