Everything Bagel & Pilsner Focaccia

Everything Bagel & Pilsner Focaccia

About the recipe This is by far one of the easiest breads to make. I started making focaccia at the beginning of COVID. Thankfully I have a lot of chef friends who kept my pantry stocked with flour and yeast. While I’ve made a similar one before, this was the first...
Frederick Wine Festival

Frederick Wine Festival

On Saturday August 6th there will be a wine festival in Frederick, Maryland. 20 wineries from across the state will bring their best wines, joined by local chefs, artisans and bands for entertainment. General Admission tickets are still available allowing access from...
Honey Pomegranate Sabayon

Honey Pomegranate Sabayon

I was a making a Greek Honey Cake for a dinner last week and was looking for either a whipped cream or ice cream to serve with it. I decided on a sabayon of sorts, made with mead and pomegranate liqueur. It came out great, and was exactly what I wanted. As a starting...
Concord Jelly Vinegar

Concord Jelly Vinegar

A few days ago I wrote about Fall produce, and my love of concord grapes. Yesterday I got my first batch of jelly going, and finished it up today. As I said in my last post, I really love the Concord Jelly recipe in The Mile End Deli Cookbook. I won’t share the...
Roasted Corn Husk Desserts

Roasted Corn Husk Desserts

   Summer is slowly winding down. As I begin to start thinking about Fall menus, I had a bit of a panic attack when I realized that our delicious local corn would soon be gone. I was so enamoured with the roasted corn husk ice cream I had made last year, but...
Lessons From a Waffle

Lessons From a Waffle

Last week, we set out to make a Graham Cracker Waffle. It was not the glowing success we’d hoped for, but let’s back up a bit. One of my chefs had just found the Serious Eats recipe for The Best Strawberry Ice Cream, and wanted to make it, so he did. And...