Blueberry Pie with Cornmeal Crust

One of my favorite places for brunch when I lived in NYC was Grange Hall. It was in what used to be a speakeasy in the West Village. Besides their amazing Amish Potatoes (which was something I was never quite able to duplicate), they also made really good blueberry cornmeal pancakes. When I saw this…

Ice Cream Bread Part 2

I found the idea of baking ice cream mixed with flour so interesting, that I had to try it again.  This time I was going to put a little more thought into the flavor.  I decided on a ginger ice cream and added crystalized ginger, lemon zest, and a little lemon juice.  I also made…

Ginger Lemon Ice Cream Bread

I found the idea of baking ice cream mixed with flour so interesting, that I had to try it again.  This time I was going to put a little more thought into the flavor.  I decided on a ginger ice cream and added crystalized ginger, lemon zest, and a little lemon juice.  I also made…

Margarita Cake

The margarita is one of my favorite cocktails, so when I came across this recipe, I was beyond excited. I’ve seen/made rum cakes before, but never thought about the margarita. To be honest, I didn’t think that tequila would be a good flavor for a cake, but I was willing to try it out. The…

Lemon-Olive Oil Cake

I was intrigued when I saw “olive oil” in the title.    I tried it.  It was good.  I might make it again.  I was a pretty uneventful process.