Granola Breakfast Bar
Breakfast | Recipes

Granola Breakfast Bar

I love granola breakfast bars, not the soft ones but ones that are crunchy and a mix of salty and sweet. Recently I purchased my first Nigella cookbook, Nigella Express: 130 Recipes for Good Food, Fast.. I saw these breakfast bars and immediately tried the recipe. I used a mixture of pumpkin and sunflower seeds,…

Breakfast | Recipes

Breakfast Parfaits

This morning, on a beautiful sunny California day, I wanted something light for breakfast. I ended up making a breakfast parfait from things left in my kitchen. I had strawberries and blackberries and used this yummy granola I buy at Zinc Cafe. Zinc Cafe is a local cafe and market in both Corona del Mar…

Breads | Recipes

Brioche Raisin Snails

I confess I have had a fear of yeast breads. Reading the ingredients of this weeks Tuesdays with Dorie baking event my breath quickened, I was overwhelmed at the three pages of instructions. I was longing for someone to choose one of the shorter, quicker recipe. But then would it be a challenge? Peabody of…

Breads

Irish Soda Bread

Today is St. Patrick’s Day. I am part Irish and just started a food blog. Irish Soda Bread was a must. I saw a recipe by Julia Child and whipped it up while talking on the phone. Not a good idea. It had only 4 ingredients and seemed so easy. Then I opened the oven…

Breakfast

New York Crumb Cake

When I was a little girl my mom would bake this coffee cake from the Bisquick box. Do you remember those? I loved the chunks of cinnamon sugar topping. I would count the minutes until it came out of the oven. On a cold, rainy Saturday morning nothing tasted better. I wish you could smell…

Dessert | Recipes

Snickery Squares

So this is my first post with Tuesdays with Dorie. They are a group cooking their way through Dorie Greenspan’s Baking: From My Kitchen to Yours cookbook. I had only recently heard about Dorie and was intrigued so I picked up the book and gave it a try. These are like homemade Snickers bars. I…