This weekend we catered the desserts for the Life on the Lake fund-raiser for Our Lady of the Lake PTO. Regular readers would recognize about half of what was on that table, the rest is Coming Soon.
Looking for tips on how to make the Thanksgiving classics? How about some new ideas you can try? Look below for a roundup of some of the best dishes we’ve done, all hand-picked as sure-fire winners at the Thanksgiving feast.
I’ve decided I don’t want to make round layer cakes any more. Everyone always says, “Oh, that piece is too big, give me half of that.” Seriously? Have you ever tried to cut an inch-wide sliver of a three layer cake and not have it fall over. It can’t be done!
Sheet cakes, on the other hand, you can bring it to the party in the same pan you baked it in, you don’t have to worry about it tipping over in the car, you can cut pieces as small as you want … sheet cakes are the bomb.
I’ve always loved Thanksgiving, and always hated pumpkin pie. I think most people don’t really like pumpkin pie all that much. If they did, why would they only eat it once a year? So every year I like to try a new pie. I’ve done tarte Tatin, sorghum pecan pie, chocolate banana pie with snickerdoodle […]
Have I mentioned lately how much I love our Dutch oven? (Even though Le Creuset insists on calling it a French oven.) You can throw just about any big hunk of meat in there and a few hours later you’ve got an amazing dinner. The funny thing is, the more we use it the more […]