with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author

Month: June 2012

Fourth of July Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Fourth of July Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Brownies are as American as apple pie and if I had my way they’d be our national cookie.  I always bake a batch for the Fourth of July.  The first published brownie recipe using melted chocolate in the batter appeared in 1906, so the cookie […]

Challah

Challah

This braided loaf, golden and tender from eggs and oil, is steeped in tradition and symbolism.  To set it apart from the ordinary weekday loaf of whole wheat bread, it is made with white flour, sugar or honey for sweetness, and oil and eggs to […]

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

I usually make strawberry shortcake once a year when I find first-of-the-season berries in late June at our Missoula farmers’ markets.  I split the just-baked rich buttery rounds of shortcake, fill them with lightly sugared berries and whipped heavy cream, top the cakes with more […]