Angel Food w/ Coconut Whipped Cream & Fruit - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Angel food cake is one of Brion’s absolute favorites. Its one of those iconic cakes that seems to have been around forever. The women of my mother’s generation seemed to have no problem baking this very tall, feather light cake from ‘scratch’. Fast forward to the present and all we have to do is buy … Continue reading "Angel Food w/ Coconut Whipped Cream & Fruit"
Raspberry Pistachio Muffins w/ Peaches - Good Food And Treasured Memories
For some reason, when I was making these muffins, they made me think about when Brion & I had traveled in Europe years ago. You were offered a ‘continental breakfast’ with your hotel stay. Its all pretty common place these days, but as always, the history behind it is interesting. A continental breakfast is defined … Continue reading "Raspberry Pistachio Muffins w/ Peaches"
Rhubarb Pastries - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Here we are at that time of year when rhubarb makes an appearance once again. As always, if you read my blog, you know I can’t resist featuring numerous rhubarb recipes during its growing season. The question is … do you love it or hate it? It demands an opinion. Is it fruit or a … Continue reading "Rhubarb Pastries"
Avocado Dinner Buns w/ Major Grey's Mango Chutney - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Although, avocados are most traditionally used as a main ingredient in guacamole or to top a salad or sandwich, used in baking they are amazing. When adding them into yeast bread recipes, you can replace all the butter with equal amounts of room temperature, mashed, ripe avocado. The ripeness of the avocado is very important … Continue reading "Avocado Dinner Buns w/ Major Grey’s Mango Chutney"
Sweet Potato & Clementine Loaf Cake - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Vegetables may seem like unusual ingredients to use in baked goods, but this style of cooking is actually the perfect combination of savory comfort and earthy, wholesome flavor. I know this isn’t a new concept. We have all eaten our fair share of zucchini bread and carrot cake but if you haven’t tried using sweet … Continue reading "Sweet Potato & Clementine Loaf Cake"
Blueberry Babka Rolls - Good Food And Treasured Memories
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! Today as we celebrate Mother’s Day, many special memories come to mind. My mother passed away in 1978 but even after 42 years, time has changed nothing. I still miss the sound of her voice, the wisdom in her advice, the stories of her life and just being in her presence. I … Continue reading "Blueberry Babka Rolls"
Avocado Pancakes - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Pancakes for me, are not just a breakfast food. I could eat them at any time of day … hot or cold. Originally, pancakes were made from wheat flour, olive oil, honey and curdled milk. At one point in time, they were often flavored with rose water, various spices, sherry and apples. The name ‘pancake’ … Continue reading "Avocado Pancakes"
Hot Cross Bun Loaf - Good Food And Treasured Memories
When I think about Easter, one of the first foods that comes to mind are hot cross buns. I’m sure you think I’m going to have a nostalgic memory of my mother’s hot cross buns, but strangely enough, I don’t. The memory I do have from that time in my life is of some very … Continue reading "Hot Cross Bun Loaf"
Shrimp Quiche Casserole - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Quiche has always been an incomparable, one dish meal in my opinion. It’s kind of a whole food with protein, vegetables, dairy and carbohydrates. Quiche’s convenience wins hands down. After mixing the basics … eggs, milk or cream … any ingredients will work from leftovers to freshly cooked. You can use just about anything that … Continue reading "Shrimp Quiche Casserole"
Vegetable-Bacon Squares w/ Baked Bagels - Good Food And Treasured Memories
I guess if I were trying to classify this meal, I would put it somewhere between a crustless quiche and a frittata. Sometimes you just put together ingredients you like and it tastes amazing. There’s no incredible back story or cooking revelation, its just turns out to be a great meal. Quiche and frittata are … Continue reading "Vegetable-Bacon Squares w/ Baked Bagels"
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pancake Bake - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Today, February 25th is Shrove Tuesday. The date can be anytime between February 3rd & March 9th. It is exactly 47 days before Easter Sunday, based on the cycles of the moon. For centuries, the consumption of pancakes has widely been regarded as a popular way to celebrate Shrove Tuesday, which takes place the day … Continue reading "Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pancake Bake"
Spiced Papaya-Banana Muffins - Good Food And Treasured Memories
A little touch of exotic seems like a good idea in late February. When you think of bananas and papaya, doesn’t tropical come to mind? I never seem to have much luck when I bake with bananas. I would rather eat them raw, in fact you might say they are a staple at our house. … Continue reading "Spiced Papaya-Banana Muffins"
Fruity Swedish Tea Rings w/ Orange Butter - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Believe it or not, we are at the eve of Christmas 2019. I’m sure I’m not the only one who is wondering how we got here so fast. This year I thought it would be nice to make some Swedish Tea Rings for gifting. These sweet bread rings are slashed at the sides to expose … Continue reading "Fruity Swedish Tea Rings w/ Orange Butter"
Savory Ham, Olive & Cheese French Toast - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Like so many other dishes throughout history, french toast was created as a way to utilize everything and eliminate waste. Practically anyone who likes bread, milk and eggs will enjoy french toast. Known by many names around the world, in France itself, the dish is known as ‘pain perdu‘ or ‘lost bread’. The dish is … Continue reading "Savory Ham, Olive & Cheese French Toast"
Cardamom Roasted Persimmons - Good Food And Treasured Memories
Persimmons are in season between November and February. Mildly sweet and juicy with a slight crunch reminiscent of a cross between a peach and a pear. Since there is only a short window in which you can enjoy this exotic fruit, persimmons make up for it by working well in both sweet and savory recipes. … Continue reading "Cardamom Roasted Persimmons"
Glazed Sour Cherry Yeast Cake - Good Food And Treasured Memories
We seem to have had all the right weather conditions this year for our little cherry tree. It’s yield was close to 8 lbs (3.6 kg) of really beautiful fruit. I personally like using these cherries for cooking and baking as opposed to eating them fresh. The sweet/tart flavor lends itself so well to numerous … Continue reading "Glazed Sour Cherry Yeast Cake"