savory baking Recipes

Letting Go of Control

I’ve struggled with the concepts of change and control for as long as memory serves.

Three Shades of Cauliflower

As adults, we tend to think of our personalities as fixed.

Cornbread Pudding

Altering Food Memories – Have you ever thought about your most vivid food memories?

A Fragrant Onion Tart

Storage Onions – You wouldn’t know it from this post, but we cooked with asparagus and strawberries this weekend.

Mixed Mushroom Tart

Kitchen Exhaustion – If anyone had walked through my kitchen the Monday after Thanksgiving, they would have stopped in alarm.

Asparagus Pizza

Asparagus Pizza at Home – I could eat pizza four days a week and would still excitedly say 'yes' if someone suggested grabbing a pizza on the fifth day.

Hungarian Cabbage Strudel

The Cabbage that Resembled a Brussels Sprout – This cabbage was truly massive.

Late Night Radish Quiche

I already wrote about one way to cook radishes: as a component in a refreshing spring pasta.

Butternut Squash Muffins

Welcoming Fall Flavors – While my closet moves confidently into Fall, my palate is less gung-ho.

Zucchini & Tomato Galette

Cooking it Fresh: Zucchini – We've now made this galette two times in the last three days.

Carrot Galette

Cooking it Fresh: Carrots – On Thursday, I spent 45 minutes searching for a carrot recipe.

Shaker Pumpkin Walnut Bread

Canned Pumpkin Problem – This past Fall, I acted like (some) people do before a big snowstorm and stocked up like I wouldn't be able to leave the apartment all winter.

Polenta Pound Cake with Mascarpone & Rosemary

Birthday (Polenta) Cake – This is actually a dish I was hoping to make the day before Thanksgiving, for all of us to munch on while we were cooking Thanksgiving dinner.

Apple Crostata with Cheddar Crust

A Harvest Pie – My favorite kind of baking doesn't involve icing cupcakes, decorating cookies, or layering a cake.

Heirloom Tomato Galette

End of Summer Reflections – It's time to say goodbye to a busy, memorable, and extremely hot summer.

Zucchini Bread

The Foot Long Zucchini – Frankly, the size of this zucchini is intimidating.

Zucchini Galette

All Day Eating – We viewed the 4th of July as the official kick-off of our summer in Brooklyn.

Deep Dish Pizza

Chicago Style in New York – In the February issue of Cook's Illustrated, I spotted a challenge that I was eager to take on:  Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza.