Monthly Archives: September 2011

Petit Fours- Irish Cream Creme Brulee

In Petit Fours we had a lot of creative leeway this week. We made a creme brulee, not the kind you torch, with a base formula and tweaked it to add flavorings of your choice. My group chose to add … Continue reading

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Raspberry Tart, Palmiers, and German Chocolate Cake

We began with a shortbread tart dough and added a chocolate spongecake that was in the bottom of the raspberry tart. This was covered with a chocolate raspberry ganache and decorated with strawberries and raspberries. It was a hit at … Continue reading

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Devil’s Food Cake and Croissants

In Cake Decorating we baked some Devil’s Food Cake and made a coconut pecan icing. There was a little left over so we made cupcakes with the rest. Next week, we will decorate the large cake. We have been working … Continue reading

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L’Operas, Petit four Glacée, and Lime Tart

How beautiful is this? I snapped some shots as I drove to school. Seriously, who could be in a bad mood after such a nice sunrise? On the highway. From the parking garage. Ok, daydream is over back to the … Continue reading

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Black Bean Burrito

This is an easy recipe Aaron introduced me to. It is a quick dinner that consistently yields great results. 1.5 C water 1.5 C uncooked instant brown rice 1 medium green pepper, diced .5 C chopped onion 1 tsp minced … Continue reading

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Reflections on Summer

Let me start by saying I know this is late…way late, sorry.  I’ll reflect class by class. Chocolates- Loved this! Loved chocolates so much I have seriously thought about specializing in them if we end up somewhere less hot and … Continue reading

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