August 2009

Whole Wheat Bread

by Sara on August 29, 2009

whole wheat bread

This was the first loaf of bread I baked when I started my 30 Day Challenge. Because I had planned on making a BLT, I wanted a bread that was both tasty and hearty, something that would stick with me to keep me satisfied. At first I really liked it. It had the honey wheat [...]


Fruit Tartelettes

by Sara on August 25, 2009

fruit tartelettes

My obesession with French food reignited when I was asked to make the fruit tartelettes for a family party several years ago. It was the six month anniversary of my brother and sister-in-law’s wedding, a wedding that took place at the Beaches Resort in balmy Jamaica. We all had such a wonderful time that we [...]


Crustless Quiche

by Sara on August 21, 2009

crustless quiche

I love eggs, but I tend to appreciate them for what they can do, rather than for how they taste. They are just so darn versatile! In baking, eggs are used as a binder, they are used to provide structure, they are used to make sauces and custards, they are used as a thickening agent…the [...]


My Madison Bistro Gets a Makeover

by Sara on August 20, 2009

The worst feeling is knowing exactly what you want but being unable to find it anywhere. This calamity has happened to me a few times over the past decade of my life, the most recent case involving a search for dinnerware. I could have drawn you a sketch of what I wanted the plates, bowls, [...]