Date Cream Scones

Date Cream Scones

Let’s Bake! Date Cream Scones by Greg Patent For Lee Montana Newspapers Who doesn’t love scones? I wonder sometimes if scones have taken over the country. I see these biscuit like pastries, in rounds or wedges, in bakeshops and farmers markets all over the United…

Vanilla Bean Cream

Vanilla Bean Cream

Sometimes a little luscious creamy dessert does the trick, especially if one is trying to cut back on carbs.  This week my wife and I decided to try a low carb diet for a week: no bread, pasta, fresh corn.  But we did allow ourselves…

Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

What’s in a name?  How unfortunate that lemon curd is saddled with its. Curd suggests a texture of cottage cheese, doesn’t it? But lemon curd, made from lemons, sugar, butter, and sugar, is silky smooth and creamy and completely non-curdy.  It’s an ideal mate for…

Ingredient Feature: The Miraculous Egg

Ingredient Feature: The Miraculous Egg

The chicken egg is an amazing invention of nature.  It has an appealing ovoid shape and comes in all sorts of colors depending on the breed. And aside from its original purpose as a self-contained chamber for the development and nourishment of an embryo, its…