Author Archives: Susan

European-Style Jewels

Last week I took part in an intensive cake workshop.  Chef Barry Marcus, formerly of The Institute of Culinary Education in New York, led a very informative and fun class in the creation of  European-style cakes, and I came away … Continue reading

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See Our Town for Brownie Update

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Day Trip Chicago !

What  fun!  Last week my daughter and I flew away to the Windy City for a little adventure.  We headed to a part of Chicago we had never explored, Old Town. We had such a relaxing, fun day that you … Continue reading

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My Market Staples

Double-size Blueberry Muffins*******Double-size Raspberry Streusel Muffins******Golden Oat Muffins*****Swedish Butter Cake**********Giant Oatmeal  Raisin Cookies*******Blueberry, Strawberry, Blackberry, Cherry Scones********Authentic Southern Pound Cake*******Italian Apricot Almond Shortbread******Poppyseed Cake*****New York Crumb Cake*****Sour Cream Walnut Coffee Cake******Chocolate Guinness Cake*****Double Chocolate Walnut Brownies******Double Chocolate Cupcakes******Giant Banana Cupcakes*******Pumpkin … Continue reading

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Bee Reasonable

My neighbor has kept bees for years, and the above supers are from his collection of hives.  Charles is an advocates for bees and knows their value to us all. We must keep the environment safe for the honeybees.  They … Continue reading

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Hot Cakes!

Just a note to my dear customers.  I will not be selling at the market on, Saturday, July 23. Find a way to   STAY COOL !!!

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A Hand of Cacao

I took the above photo of the inside of a cacao pod on a hillside in Bocas del Toro, Panama.  In order to bring to you such unique and informative photos, I often take undue risks, but someone has to … Continue reading

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A Pride of Vanilla

 

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I am mad for  vanilla.  I recently purchased a ton of vanilla beans.  Well, not a ton exactly, more like about 50 beans.  In the world of expensive vanilla, that equals a ton of pleasure and good taste.                  How decadent! … Continue reading

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WONDERFUL, FRESH INGREDIENTS

Baked goods that live up to their name.  Created with the finest of ingredients, including:  organic flours, European-style butter, Madagascar vanilla, aluminum-free baking powder, high cocoa content chocolate, the freshest of spices.  We often bake with our own free-range eggs.

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