Archive | July 2012
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Photos of Making Croissants
Last week, while I was eating much better than I am this week, I took the time to put together some croissant dough. It looked to me like it would be much like making quick puff pastry. Roll, fold, roll, refrigerate, wait, repeat. And in many ways it was. However, croissant dough has yeast in […]
Go to the Library! They Offer Free Cookbook Trials
Perhaps everyone else has been doing this all along, but I just started about a year ago. I’ve been taking cookbooks out of the Library…..for FREE….yup….FREE…..that’s how public library’s work. I don’t know about you, but in the past I’ve bought or acquired cookbooks that I later find myself using very infrequently. And at times, […]
SILPAT -what and why
Silpat is a silicon mat that is used to line a baking sheet (often in place of parchment paper) so that your baked goods don’t stick to the sheet. I just got mine. So far, I love it. For a long time, I put off getting a Silpat because I thought them to be a […]