Month: May 2016

appetizers, cheese

Baked Camembert

Do you remember when food blogs weren’t nearly as plentiful as they are today? Back when I started blogging (August 2006!) the Internet was a much quieter place. One of the first food blogs I stumbled on was The Food Pornographer. She rarely posts recipes – her focus is on restaurants and photos of food […]

dessert, pie

Buttermilk Pie

Whenever I buy a quart of buttermilk to make my homemade chicken nuggets, I end up with quite a lot leftover. I’ve heard about powdered buttermilk, but I’ve never seen it in our supermarket. I’ve also tried a homemade version using milk and lemon juice, but I didn’t think it tasted the same. I have […]

bananas, breakfast, cake, dessert

Banana Crumb Coffee Cake

What do you do when you have overripe bananas sitting on your counter? You bake with them, of course. As luck would have it, I saw this recipe for Banana Crumb Coffee Cake just as my bananas were starting to go from edible to mush. A quick check of the pantry and fridge showed I […]