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bundt pan

bust out those bundt pans and get baking! our next door neighbor was famous for her angel food cakes… she seemed to always be baking.  on just about any given spring or summer day, the neighborhood was filled with children of various ages playing sports in the street while the parents were gathered in one person’s driveway.  i recall […]

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donuts

happy national donut day ! donuts are a fairly pedestrian fare commonly found at independent bakeries and chain coffee shops around the island.  even a subpar donut can satiate the craving for one.  but an amazing donut, well that, is much harder to find.  and when one finds one, it’s the beginning of understanding the word “pining”.  a good […]

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pumpkin

did someone say pumpkin ? ! oh the things that can be done with pumpkin… on the sweet side of life, pumpkin pie is an oldie but goodie.  our pumpkin custard pie is lightly spiced and just sweet enough to be a dessert, a dollop of unsweetened whipped cream elevates it to a whole other […]

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homemade cookies

homemade cookies are far superior to any machine made confection out there… it is amazing how food is consumed differently when you’ve actually spent the time preparing it yourself, or get to know the person who crafts it for you via a local bakery or restaurant.  for one, the ingredients are easily recognizable as opposed to […]

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coffee

today is a day to be celebrated, let us rejoice ! coffee why you ask, because it’s national coffee day  coffee is a gift from the universe.  a late night worker’s best friend and companion.  and nothing better compliments a great pastry, cookie, or sweet brioche than an equally amazing crafted coffee.  participating in our local farmers markets […]