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Cranberry-Walnut Pumpkin Loaves – Baking with Julia

What was I thinking when I signed up to participate in a baking blog when I KNOW I don’t turn the oven on in the summer unless I am being paid to. Oh yes, I signed up because I adore the book “Baking with Julie”, by Dorie Greenspan. And I REALLY do love baking. So, … Continue reading

Mediterranean Breads

My dream, when I left home and relocated in the Hudson Valley, was to work in culinary publishing. I had no idea what a competitive field it was but eventually found a job with a local publishing company after culinary school. While the primary focus of my job is not culinary based, I do get … Continue reading

Roasted Apple Sauce (Crock Pot)

Apple sauce must be one of the easiest things to make. Cooking it in a crock pot makes it even easier. I can’t even call this a recipe. – Peel, core and quarter fresh apples. – Place them in a crock pot set on high. – Add flavorings if desired: ground cinnamon, whole cinnamon stick, … Continue reading

{little bites}

Boutique baking now available for parties, events, special occasions as well as wholesale. Click here for photos of more cookies.

Lemon Loaf Cake

Lemon Loaf Cake – Baking with Julia

Lemon Loaf Cake is next on the roster for our group bake. Two weeks have flown and it is time for our next installment of blogging with Tuesday’s with Dorie. The cake we are baking today is both quick bread and pound cake. It goes together quite easily but requires some attention to detail. Mise … Continue reading

Pizza Rustica – Baking with Julia

To new beginnings, Baking with Julia and Tuesdays with Dorie…

Relaunch and Test

Relaunching Bocaditos (little bites) under a new name – In the Kitchen With Theresa – to better feature the varied facets of the business.

Watermelon Granité

In the Hudson Valley we are about to endure a weekend of almost 100 degree weather. Add the humidity factor to that temperature and it can feel unbearable. I’m certain there are many other friends and family throughout the country facing the very same thing (maybe minus the humidity) this 4th of July weekend. It … Continue reading

Easiest Garlic Scape Recipe

I have, of course heard of garlic scapes. I also actually knew they were the top growths of the garlic plant. What I didn’t know was the scape has to be cut from the plant so nutrients and growth is redirected to the bulb. I also didn’t have a clue what to do with this … Continue reading

Requited food love (part 1)

June Food  Magazine Reviews:  After years of buying virtually every food magazine on the stands, I had to narrow it down to a small hand full. The stacks were piling up to a height that could very easily put me on the same level of the hoarders that surround themselves with towers of newspapers.   … Continue reading