Category Archives: Baking

Miyoko’s Vegan Butter Elevates Normandy Apple Cream Tart

As part of our anniversary weekend, I thought I would make an apple custard tart.  I love apple pie – a dessert that features fruit so prominently – and putting some light fluffy custard in there gives it an added … Continue reading

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Bunny Peeps Brownies Make Special Easter Treats

Since Therese and I were planning to attend a family Easter dinner this year at my nieces house, and I knew there would be young people present (i.e., less than 5 years old), I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading

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Mini Coconut Layer Cake Vegan Buttercream Frosting

When Therese’s birthday came around last October, she started talking about how she wanted me to make her a coconut cake.  It took me a while to find the time (and ingredients) to do so, but what I came up … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Viennese Apple Strudel Brings Many Smiles

I love baking, and so I am always looking for new things to try my baking hand at.  Recently, it became clear to us that I had yet to try any recipes from the cookbook I bought when we were … Continue reading

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Rouen Cathedral Gros-Horloge Bookend La Rose des Vents Snack Lunch

We couldn’t have Faith visit Rouen and not see the city’s two most famous and most wonderful sights, Rouen’s Notre Dame Cathedral and the Gros-Horloge.  And we also couldn’t have her come and not take to our favorite lunch restaurant, … Continue reading

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Prohibition Bakery Cookbook Provides Late Valentine’s Day Delights

Anyone who was in New York City and thereabouts for the weekend of Valentine’s Day 2016 knows there was an unbelievable Arctic snap of below zero temperatures and all that accompanies that.  Therese and I gamely went out the night … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Cherry and Blueberry Puff Pastry Strudel Crossovers

I had bought a bunch of different berries lately, and so to make the best use of them it came to me: it’s time to make Strudel!  And upon researching recipes, I decided that the best thing to do was … Continue reading

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