Basic Pate a Choux and Gougeres (Cheese Puffs)

I hope everyone had a delicious Thanksgiving! We sure did. Ate all day long! I didn’t roast a turkey for Thanksgiving this year but 2 smaller standing rib roast. I actually roasted a turkey earlier in the week just for eating, which turned out great because we snacked on leftover turkey and I didn’t have …

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Middle-Class Brioche

When Kirbie (Kirbie’s Cravings) made bubble brioche rolls and brioche bread, it got me to finally take out my copy of Reinhart’s The Bread Baker’s Apprentice and *finally* make his version of Middle-class brioche. So this post is dedicated to Kirbie since she wanted another brioche recipe. I had thought about making the Rich Man’s version but decided …

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Saturday Randoms

It’s been a busy and hectic March and April doesn’t look any better. Worst part is that I have a bum wrist, my dominant wrist to make things worst. While making dinner last night, I felt a bit like Dave, the one-armed winning chef from Hell’s Kitchen last season. I’m not nearly as skillful as he …

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