Okay, listen up. This may be the most important culinary secret you ever hear. Many people believe the true test of a chef’s talent can be judged by their ability to make an omelet. Well, the equivalent test for a baker is the chocolate chip cookie and let’ s be honest, that is far more [...]
Category Archive for 'Cookies'
Here it is…my Christmas cookie repertoire. The list is small, but mighty. Only four of mine and my family’s all-time favorites. This quartet has it all, though. A little chocolate, a little ginger, a little butter and even a fluffy little marshmallow.
Now into our third week of school, I think I am finally getting back into the routine. Ah….routine. Call me a “type A”, but the structure does make life easier. Like most things in life, though, it doesn’t come without a cost. What I gain in efficiency, I lose in control — control over what [...]
If you have been following this blog since it’s birth (January of this year) then you might remember the first post. It all began with a Fresh screening at IMX=Pilates. I still contend that this movie is the very best way to get people thinking about what they are eating in a hopeful and positive way. [...]
We have had a glimmer of spring in Kansas City this week, just warm enough to finally melt all of the snow and remind us that new beginnings are just around the corner. Farmers markets will be opening soon and before I know it asparagus and strawberries will kindly take their place on my salad for lunch.
The 6-week series of classes are so much fun and it only seems appropriate to end with dessert. What we want to demonstrate in this class is that rich and delicious desserts do not have to be nutritionally void. I will even go as far to say that the best desserts (yes, best desserts) are full [...]