Apple butter is a delicious spread for your favorite bread, but kick it up a notch with these fall spices and you will find yourself licking the bowl!
Orange Zest Pastry Cream
Pastry cream is more commonly known as custard, a mixture of milk and egg yolks typically cooked to thicken. Using a good quality vanilla bean definitely elevates a good pastry cream to the next level and gives you a beautifully aromatic custard with rich vanilla flavor, and those specs, those glorious vanilla bean seeds… swoon!
Apple pie has always been one of my favorite pie fillings, but I mean, a pies a pie. I wanted to take the idea of an apple pie and ice cream and update it into a more modern dessert. French Macarons, are a meringue style cookie… not to be confused with Macaroons, a coconut based cookie… areView Post
Pumpkin, Apples and Spices YES PLEASE! It’s that time of year when the air gets crisp, the wind has a slight chill and the leaves start to change. Heading to the farm with the kids to see the animals, run through the corn maze and pick out our pumpkins is always a great tradition. WeView Post
The title really says it all. “I’m not your average height, I’m on the darker side, I’m pretty easy on the eyes and I’m looking for my perfect match!” No, this is not a dating add, I’m happily married and besides, that’s not even me… well maybe the handsome part! I love classic parings, theyView Post
There are few things in this world that I would label as the BEST, but let me tell you, this is seriously the BEST pastry cream you will EVER encounter. Pastry cream is more commonly known as a custard, a mixture of milk and egg yolks typically cooked to thicken. Using a good quality vanilla bean definitelyView Post
So many classic flavor combinations bring us to a place of memories. Take us back to some place in our youth, like sitting at gramma’s table eating homemade blueberry pie (boy did she make a mean pie) or when mom would make her melt-in-your-mouth Shortbread… I can just close my eyes and taste them now.View Post
I know the title is striking, and I know you simply clicked it because you thought I was talking about myself, but I assure you I’m not! (This time anyway… I do enough of that over here!) However what I do want to share with you is a simple, yet beautiful and elegant way thatView Post
As beautiful as fondant is, how many times have I heard people say things like: “It tastes like play dough” or “they’re just going to pick it off anyway”, or my personal favorite, “don’t put any of that fondue stuff on there”? They want the good stuff, the real deal, old school icing. Now IView Post
Fondant takes to long to dry, gum paste is virtually inedible and buttercream just isn’t suitable for some applications. What do we do? Choosing the right medium for your cake project is sometimes the trickiest part. When is fondant appropriate, when should I use gum paste. And now I am going to tell you thatView Post