Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lemon Lavender Shortbread

Don’t get me wrong, I adore the flavor and aroma of lavender.  But, when it comes to using this fragrant herb in cooking a little goes a long way.  Therefore, when I see recipes calling for as much as one tablespoon of lavender in a couple of dozen cookies I get somewhat leery that they […]
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Baking with Zoë

Why is it that I’m always intrigued by the most complicated recipes when perusing the cooking magazines that land in my mailbox? This time it was a classic Sicilian Cassata or Ricotta Cake in the April 2011 issue of Saveur magazine that caught my whimsy. I thought that if it was a success, I’d make it again […]
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