A Return to Baking

A Return to Baking

I must admit, it’s been quite some time since I decided to bake a loaf of bread. I’m not sure why. It’s not that big a deal. A few days ago, on Ideas in Food, they were making an Einkorn bread. While there wasn’t a full recipe, they left a...
Return of The Fat El Vez

Return of The Fat El Vez

I first made this dessert almost 4 years ago, and it has remained one of my favorites. I’d heard that Elvis liked peanut butter, bacon and banana sandwiches. I’m not sure if there’s any truth to that, but it’s a good story. In my opinion,...
Banana Peel Vinegar

Banana Peel Vinegar

Banana peels. What should we be doing with them besides throwing them in the bin? If you search Google, you might see things like Banana Skin Cake. I think I’ll pass right now.┬áMe? I’m starting with vinegar. Just like my Concord Jelly Vinegar, I take my...
Plantains Foster Wontons

Plantains Foster Wontons

This was a 1st go at a new dessert. I wanted to take a basic bananas foster and turn it into a fried wonton with dipping sauce. Instead of bananas, I used some extra plantains that I had sitting around. There’s no recipe, so if you want to make them,...