Monthly Archives: November 2010

Daring Bakers’ November Challenge: Crostata

The 2010 November Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Simona of briciole. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers to make pasta frolla for a crostata. She used her own experience as a source, as well as information from Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well. I made this months challenge […]

Chocolate Turkey

I found these chocolate turkeys at our local Shopko store and thought they would make cute place settings for the kiddies during a Thanksgiving dinner. Then again, do the kiddies really need chocolate and pumpkin pie? I’ll probably give my kids theirs early so they don’t get too overloaded on turkey day. Amazon has these […]

The Best Pizza Ever- “Pizza Vesuvio” from Francis Ford Coppola’s Restaurant Rustic (via Food & Wine)

I can honestly say that the recipes in Food & Wine are the most useful recipes of any food magazine I subscribe to. Every month I choose one recipe from my most recent issue to blog about. This month I chose this, Pizza Vesuvio With the Works from Francis Ford Coppola’s restaurant Rustic. The picture […]