Meringue Rules of Engagement & how not to break them

I recently made a rhubarb meringue pie (post coming soon). I had the general idea of how to whip up a meringue, but admittedly it had been a while. For some reason, once I had already combined all the ingredients and started beating, I decided to review the process to make sure I was on […]

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Carrot Ginger Fig Cake: An Updated Classic

Motivated by the ingredients in my fridge, many acquired in excess because I forgot I already had them… oops, but who hasn’t done that before (insert Mom’s Mustard story). Made with fresh ginger, organic carrots, orange zest, dried figs and a white chocolate frosting, this dessert is a crowd pleaser. The recipe was inspired by a Bon Appetite […]

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Lemony Coconut Macaroons – A remedy for pesky extra egg whites

Lemony Coconut Macaroons – Adapted from Real Simple May 2009 Ingredients (Makes approx. 24) 14 ounce package of sweetened shredded coconut (I have used unsweetened before too, and it was just fine) Or 7 ounce if you are like me and bought the smaller size, just halve everything else. Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy… J ¾ […]

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