Brown Butter & Fig Shortbread

Indulgently rich browned butter, sweet, luscious figs, and a spicy hit of Cognac wrapped into a flaky shortbread – What more could you ask for in a cookie? Recipe makes about a dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Browned Butter make Browned Butter melt butter in a sauce pan give it an occasional stir, so that…

Kale & Artichoke Tart

What do you do with a fridge full of stinky kale? This has been my latest brainwave – make spinach artichoke dip, with kale instead of spinach, stick it in a tart shell, and call it a meal. It’s artery-clogging rich, but sooo damn good. In retrospect, it’s not as unhealthy as it sounds. Because…

Zucchini Bran Muffins

I decided to attempt a cross between zucchini bread and a bran muffin – don’t ask me why! It just crept into my mind, and I couldn’t give the thought up without at least trying it. The main premiss behind my logic being zucchinis are so wet and bran can be so throat chokingly dry,…

Einkorn Brownies

I’ve foraged on venturing into the baking world of einkorn flour with this latest adaptation of my classic brownie recipe. I think, I like the einkorn version better then my original one. Einkorn’s lower gluten content provides the brownies with a more delicate and less chewy crumb while also imparting all those whole grain nutritional…

Chocolate Dipped Einkorn Biscotti

These Chocolate Dipped Einkorn Biscotti mark my first foray into baking with einkorn flour. Einkorn is an”ancient” variant of wheat that’s milled into a light, nutritious whole grain flour that’s high in protein and low in gluten. I’ve been wanting to try it out for years, but have just recently come across it at the…

Oatmeal Sourdough

Yes, more bread. This is the heart healthy loaf – filled with old fashioned oats and whole wheat flour to help boost your fiber intake and supposedly lower your cholesterol. Beyond that, this is just a very yummy loaf of bread. Recipe makes 1 large boule. Ingredients: 1 cup Leaven Mix and leave overnight (Day…