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Desserts

Apple Crisp Cheesecake Apricot Baklava Buttermilk Apple Buckle Cherry-Almond Caflouti Chocolate B...

Cookies

Almond Flour Blondies Brownies Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares Cinnamon Pecan Toffee Cookies Coco...

Condiments

Apple Cranberry Sauce Bourbon Barbecue Sauce Butter Chipotle Rub Coffee Rub Cognac Pepper Sauce C...

Casseroles and One Pot Meals

Broccoli and Tofu in Spicy Almond Sauce Chicken and Rice Casserole Escarole Braised with Cannelli...

Cakes and Icings

Bourbon Cake Buttermilk Apple Buckle Guinness Chocolate Cake Lemon Almond Butter Cake Lime Coconu...

Bakery

Basic Sourdough Bread Biscuits with Sawmill Gravy Butterhorns Cornsticks Cranberry Tangerine Brea...

Appetizers

Arancini Asiago Dip Char Siu Bao (Roast Pork Buns) Fried Lumpia (Lumpiang Prito) Gougères (Chees...

Fried Lumpia (Lumpiang Prito)

Filling 2 tbsp cooking oil 1 clove garlic minced 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp fish sauce ¼ tsp pepper ¼ lb g...

Char Siu Bao (Roast Pork Buns)

MAKES 16 BUNS INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH: 1 tsp. active dry yeast 3½ cups cake flour 1 tbsp. sugar ...

Leaf Peepers

Many months ago my sister, Phoebe, mentioned that she and her wife, Nancy, were thinking of a trek t...

California Dreamin’

Yes, we did. We rented a convertible. Fire engine red. It’s fun to be in your ’60s. One ...

Dixie Chicks, Chocolate, and What If…

Last summer we learned that The Dixie Chicks were going to be touring – and they had a show pl...

About Us

Hi there!  My name is  Tim and this is what I do in my spare time.  It’s mostly me talking...

Birthday on the Boardwak

I think the last time we were at the Jersey Shore was a couple of years before Hurricane Sandy. Ou...