Category: bread

Homemade Corn Tortillas

08 May 2014

homemade corn tortillas

This past Monday was Cinco de Mayo, and the mini-chefs celebrated by making some soft tacos, complete with homemade corn tortillas. Since my mom grew up in New Mexico, we never really had anything but homemade tortillas growing up. Her sister, my Aunt Holly, and her husband owned a Mexican restaurant when I was a […]

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Lemon Ricotta Cake with a Raspberry Jam Swirl

01 May 2014

lemon ricotta and raspeveryy jam tea cake

During each cooking class semester, we make one dessert, and the mini-chefs let it be known that they wanted that dessert to be cake this semester. In a rather bleak part of this year’s frigid March, we were all craving sunshine. Around the same time on Facebook, a friend was having her birthday and was […]

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Brown Butter Banana Bread

18 September 2012

One day when Mira was about 4 and Liev about 2 and keeping me busy, the phone rang while I was melting the butter for this recipe.  Someone was asking for a phone number or a play date, etc., and I left the kitchen for a couple of minutes to attend to the request.  When […]

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Raspberry Almond Muffins

21 January 2011

About this time of year, when the world (at least in New York City) is a bit dark gray and dreary, we start to crave bright, pretty things.  Things that will remind us that Spring and even Summer will come again one day. This is usually the time I head to the frozen food aisle […]

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Sweet Potato Biscuits

05 January 2011

Happy New Year, Yummies! When we left New York City a couple of weeks ago to go visit my family in California, I planned on just taking a few days’ break from blogging.  It seems that I was more exhausted than I even knew.  The beginning of this pregnancy, with its extreme nausea, had taken […]

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