Autumn Petits Fours

For longer than a decade it has been a tradition in my house to bake a trilogy of pies for the feast of thanks. Apple pie, pumpkin pie and pecan pie—individually delicious by virtue of merit, but a sliver of each together on a dessert plate is three times heavenly! It caters to the diner […]

Flavors of Autumn Cake and Pastry Fillings

When harvest comes each year the mature crops are gathered from the fields marking the end of the growing season. The bounty is revered with social importance; a reward for months of hard labor, igniting celebration, gatherings of thanks, peace and good will. And while one season concludes, another unfolds with vim and seemingly reckless […]

Orange-Rosemary Pound Cake

     We had a stockpile of berries needing to be used. And varietal flours feeling neglected. For someone who manipulates traditional flours most days, I knew the whole grain versions had to be lonely as they aren’t on the A-list for the pool party. Moreover, my personal tastes are shifting when it comes to […]