with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author

Month: December 2016

Yogurt Jalapeno Corn Bread

Yogurt Jalapeno Corn Bread

Years ago, when I was the National Spokesperson for Cuisinarts, Inc., I developed a recipe, “Yogurt and Jalapeño Corn Bread” for the food processor. I demonstrated it all over the country and people raved about it. As the years passed, I lost track of the […]

Dobosh Torte

Dobosh Torte

Dobosh Torte or Dobos Torta is one of the greatest Hungarian cakes. Created by József C. Dobos in the mid-1880s, it is traditionally five or more thin layers of sponge cake baked individually on parchment and filled with a silky smooth chocolate buttercream. The top layer is covered with a melted sugar caramel to suggest a drum. In fact, “dobos” means drummer. I bought a Dobos Torta recently at Otto’s Hungarian Import Store and Deli in Burbank, California.

The Original Chocolate Chip Cookie

The Original Chocolate Chip Cookie

Originally posted on May 23, 2014 in Chocolate, Cookies, Nuts, Recipes, vanilla What would become America’s favorite cookie—several billion are eaten annually today—owes its very existence to a kitchen crisis at the Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts. Sometime in the early 1930s, owner Ruth […]