Mini English Muffins


Last night—while browsing Pinterest—I came upon a recipe for English Muffins. I haven’t had them in a long time, which is a shame because they’re so yummy. They go so well with butter and jam or with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.     I’m sorry I didn’t photograph the … [Continue reading]

Whole Wheat Berry Scones


I haven’t had scones in months—maybe years. One of the reasons for that is that in Switzerland, they’re not offered in bakeries. And when they are, they’re usually dense and way too sweet. This morning, I decided to whip some up. They take 10 minutes to make and 12 minutes to bake. So quick! For … [Continue reading]

Slow-Cooker Chocolate-Coconut Steel Cut Oats

Slow-Cooker Chocolate-Coconut Steel Cut Oats |

I'm about to change your life. You can have your cake and eat it too. Yes, you can now enjoy a big bowl full of creamy chocolate oatmeal, completely … [Continue reading]

Berry Crumb Muffin


      I had a craving for blueberry muffins yesterday morning. So I made blueberry muffins. They were absolutely scrumptious, … [Continue reading]

The Baker’s Almond Torte


I love almonds and almond powder and almond butter and almond milk and almond paste. So when I stumbled on this recipe a while back, I added it to my … [Continue reading]

Adam’s Marble Cake


My son came to me one morning saying, “Mom, I love vanilla cakes and I love chocolate cakes. Can we mix them?” I said, “Yes!” So we browsed the … [Continue reading]

Death by Chocolate Cake


I’ve adapted this chocolate layer cake recipe from the Williams Sonoma Bride & Groom Cookbook that my brother gave me for my wedding 7 years ago. … [Continue reading]

Pretzel Bites with Mayo-Free Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce

Pretzel Bites

Currently I'm obsessed with Pretzel Bites. Actually, my whole household is obsessed with them. And, I don't use the term obsessed lightly. I've made … [Continue reading]



  I have been attempting (key word, attempting) to make puff pastry for the past three months now. Each time, it has been a huge failure. … [Continue reading]

The Perfect Gingerbread


The last time, I made this cake was a year ago. It’s the funny thing about spice cakes—they really taste better when snow blankets the ground and the … [Continue reading]