with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author

Recipes

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie is certainly not a pie but instead is a tender two-layered cake, with a luscious pastry cream filling topped with a dreamy chocolate glaze.

100 Percent Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread made with a Stand Mixer

100 Percent Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread made with a Stand Mixer

The flat beater of a KitchenAid mixer does an excellent job of making a light-textured 100 percent whole wheat sandwich loaf.

100% Whole Wheat Food Processor Sandwich Bread Explained

100% Whole Wheat Food Processor Sandwich Bread Explained

For the recipe click here In my last post I featured a recipe for a light-textured 100% whole wheat loaf made with a food processor. It’s an extraordinary bread. I make it at least once a week,  and once you try your hand at it, […]

100% Whole Wheat Food Processor Sandwich Bread

100% Whole Wheat Food Processor Sandwich Bread

For detailed instructions click here The very idea of a light-textured, flavorful, sandwich bread made entirely with 100% whole wheat flour and no white flour is no longer just an idea; it’s a reality. How is this possible? Kneading whole wheat bread dough by hand […]

Chocolate Party Layer Cake

Chocolate Party Layer Cake

Chocolate Party Layer Cake adds a festive presence to any party. The quick-mix cocoa batter takes 4 minutes of beating with an electric mixer and the cocoa cream frosting is ready in half that time.

Open Sesame Pie

Open Sesame Pie

I first baked “Open Sesame Pie” in 1954 soon after the recipe won the Grand Prize of $25,000 at Pillsbury’s 6th Grand National Bake-Off. As a 15-year-old, I just had to bake this pie because of two ingredients: sesame seeds and dates. I grew up […]

Easy Asparagus Quiche

Easy Asparagus Quiche

When I haven’t made up my mind what to cook for dinner, I usually let the vegetables in the market guide me. Recently, asparagus won me over. To me, it’s the queen of vegetables, and I felt that the queen deserved to be celebrated in […]

Gâteau Breton. A fabulous Butter Cake from France.

Gâteau Breton. A fabulous Butter Cake from France.

I went wild over this cake when I tasted it for the first time at Bell’s, a French bistro in Los Alamos, California. Its butteriness and shortbread-like texture are what made me an instant fan. How can a cake with only four ingredients be so […]

California Passion Fruit Bars

California Passion Fruit Bars

The first time anyone tastes something new, the moment can become etched in memory. This is true, of course, if it’s a “Wow, I want more of that” event or possibly quite the opposite. My Wow Moment happened in Hawaii when I bit into a […]

Fallen Chocolate Soufflé Cake

Fallen Chocolate Soufflé Cake

Here’s a special dessert for Valentine’s Day. It’s a special kind of soufflé — a flourless gluten-free cake, actually — that is meant to fall before serving. How much fun is that? It’s similar to a classic soufflé batter but contains a goodly amount of […]