Sweet & Floral Rosemary-Cornmeal Shortbread

    We love a small little treat with our coffee or tea in the morning. Just a little something to add some sweetness to our morning routines as we prepare for the workday. Many times, I’ve been the beneficiary of Jane’s biscotti making skills. Other times, it’s her cookies. Lately, I’ve been on a shortbread kick and I felt it was the perfect way for me to bring something to the table. Enter Jane Hornby’s What To Bake & How To Bake It.  The photos and instructions provided for her shortbread recipe were the perfect helping hand. Continue Reading

  • Summer Plum Galette

    I love non-recipe recipes, and this is one of them. This “recipe” is more of a suggestion of how to make the most out of the abundance of summer stone fruit…

  • Orange Blossom-Pistachio Bundt Cake

    Not too long ago, Jane ran across an adorably designed cookbook by Blanche Vaughan simply titled, Egg.  It has this clever little egg on the front cover with the yolk cut out and…

  • Apple-Persimmon Hand Pies

    My mother always made apple hand pies in the winter and I can remember so clearly coming in from the cold to that warm inviting kitchen to find them resting on…