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I’ve been baking more cakes lately than I have in years. It seems the more time pressure I am under with writing deadlines, the more baking cakes I do! I just finished writing my cookbook and it’s been sent to the printers. To celebrate: a cake! Just a little something to keep my body and soul...

I just finished writing and editing my cookbook. And I just received this beautiful sack of fresh walnuts from California Walnuts. To make a treat to...

  Meghan McGarry, aka Buttercream Blondie, is a friend and a pastry chef & cake artist who glams up desserts one recipe at a time. When I met...

Dacquoise. My favorite dessert ever. How can you go wrong with meringue, nuts, fresh berries, buttercream frosting and loads of whipped cream? So I had...

       I know I speak a lot about my grandmother Mimi, but my earliest food memories come from her. Not only was she a great cook,...

Cooking with a French accent..