Creatively Transforming Food

Month: January 2015

Raspberry Strudel Pastry

Raspberry Strudel Pastry

  Another Sunday morning and studying for exams is on the agenda for the boys today along with football playoffs this afternoon. I open the refrigerator to plan what’s for breakfast  and I spy a package of phyllo pastry sheets. I wonder….. They were leftover from my […]

Blueberry Waffles

Blueberry Waffles

A lazy Sunday morning with teenage boys still sleeping led to some quiet contemplation about what to prepare for breakfast. I glanced at a few waffle recipes and decided to wing it on a new variety whose success was to be determined in the mouths a few adolescents in […]

Fresh Pasta

Fresh Pasta

On a sultry summer’s morning, as  only those familiar with the Eastern Shore know, I found myself wandering around a local  arts and craft venue near the Wicomico River. I was teased by a vendor selling fresh herbs, fresh pasta as well as rosemary focaccia bread. When tasted the […]

Gigi’s  Gingersnaps

Gigi’s Gingersnaps

  The holidays have swiftly passed. Alas, its aromatic memories still linger throughout this big house. The littles (grandchildren) arrive with the hopes of making it snow-i.e.flour spraying out after being added to my Kitchen Aid mixer. Oh, the stories that mixer could tell! It saw who swiped the […]