Archive for November, 2011


Cranberry, Orange, Almond Biscotti

Biscotti have a history of being the biscuit of choice for long voyages as their shelf life of up to 6 months is quite impressive.  Over the centuries, sailors, soldiers, fisherman and shopaholics have relied on these spoil-resistant and quite often nutritious cookies as a source of sustenance. Meaning “twice baked,” Biscotti get their crispy […]


Popovers and Preserves

Popovers are often described as an Americanized version of Yorkshire Pudding.  Earlier versions call for the batter to be baked in roasted beef or pork drippings, but more frequently these days you’ll find less meaty recipes drawing attention at restaurants, bed and breakfasts and effortlessly levitating in domestic home ovens.  I had my first introduction […]