Cheesy Jalapeño Beer Bread

I adapted this beer bread recipe from my friend Kathryn at AustinGastronomist, who in turn adapted it from another site. It’s a recipe roundtable. Kathryn used the recipe as part of a food swap, handing out bags of the dry ingredients mixed together with a note attached: Just add beer. It’s a great gift, I […]

Parker House Dinner Rolls

Parker house Rolls Video (scroll down for recipe) As far as dinner rolls go, Parker House rolls are the only ones I know of that have their very own special name. They were invented at the Parker House Hotel in Boston in 1855 (this was the same hotel that invented Boston Cream Pie, BTW. Man, […]

Steamed Pork Buns

Happy New Year, Everybody! No I’m NOT reading that calendar wrong. I’m talking about Chinese New Year! Yeah, you read that right. And I made me some dim sum. I shortcutted my way through the dough and the Chinese barbecued pork filling, leaving me plenty of time to roll these babies around my kitchen on […]

How to Make Gougères aka Choux Pastry

How to make Gougères Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe To Begin to make Gougères you must first make Pâte à Choux, aka Choux Pastry I first learned how to make Shoe Pastry when I was living in New Zealand, dating the ChefBoy, and learning all kinds of neat-o Real Chef Things. Things such […]

How To Make Cornbread

A good cornbread recipe is hard to find. Luckily, here’s this one. Slightly sweet, with a variation for jalapeno corn bread, too!

How To Make French Toast

Here is a basic French toast recipe…an easy French toast recipe…a necessary recipe for your breakfast repertoire! Make it for Mother’s Day! Or Valentine’s Day!

How To Make Bread – Amazing No-knead Bread Recipe!

Bread can be easy! This no-knead bread recipe makes a great-textured, crusty loaf of bread with minimal effort. Make bread! Your friends will like it! Plus you will feel good feelings and smell good smells.