Category Archives: Baking

Brazilian Cheese Bread or Pão de Queijo

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With a blog constantly in need of filling, you can bet that we’re always on the lookout for interesting new recipes. You wouldn’t think that a preschool would be a hotbed of gourmet food, but when my son’s Brazilian preschool … Continue reading

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Maple-Glazed Bacon Beignets

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On the heels of my earlier success with homemade sufganiyot and a recent taste of Applewood-Smoked Bacon Beignets with Maple Crème Fraiche at Melissa Perillo’s San Francisco restaurant, Frances, I’ve been obsessing about fried balls of dough. As foodie obsessions … Continue reading

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Sticky Toffee Pudding: An Easy Recipe for an Elegant Christmas Desert

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I tasted my first sticky toffee pudding while visiting Edinburgh when I was pregnant with my son. True to the myths about pregnant women, I had cravings. Uncontrollable, intense cravings. For instance, seeing a box of Nilla Wafers in the … Continue reading

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Jelly Donuts for Hanukkah

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One day several Decembers ago, a friend mentioned in passing that she had stopped in to Mollie Stone’s on the way to work to pick up Krispy Kreme jelly donuts for her coworkers. “You know, for Hanukkah,” she said casually. … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Butter

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There’s a decent chance that you’ll be finding yourself with some leftover sweet potatoes on your hands this Friday morning. If you love buttery baked dough as much as my family does, you might want to try this sweet potato … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Roasted Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Phyllo Torte

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One of the questions we get asked most often at our book events for The Lazy Gourmet  is, “Do you have any vegetarian dishes in the book?” The answer, fortunately, is “Yes! Lots!” Neither of us are vegetarian, but neither … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Praline Topping

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Last week we brought you a meatless entrée fit for the thanksgiving table, and today, I present a delectable gluten-free pumpkin pie. This easy Thanksgiving dessert is a stunning end to a festive meal, and one that’s fit for everyone, … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Bread Just Like Mom Never Made

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My mother is afraid of bread. No, she’s not one of those low-carb fanatics or even a gluten-free devotee. It’s not actually eating bread that scares her, but making it. Bear in mind that I’m talking about a professional foodie—once … Continue reading

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Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah

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While my sister and I gabbed over breakfast at our local Russian deli/bakery last weekend, my three-year-old niece entertained herself by playing with one of those little single-serving honey packets. After poking at it and balancing it on the backs … Continue reading

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Orange Cake with Bittersweet Chocolate Glaze (AKA “Man Cake”)

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One of my favorite recipes in The Lazy Gourmet is our Orange Cake with Crème Fraîche and Bittersweet Chocolate Drizzle. I love that this beautiful and delicious orange cake can be mixed together with a spoon (no electric mixer!) in … Continue reading

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