All posts tagged: pastry

Caramel Baileys Rice Kripsies

You probably can’t tell by the picture but I took a food photography course. Dude, I just gave up. Setting up props, then worrying about the lighting and then the perfect angle. Am I fooling you that I have this great apartment and the perfect life with the perfect dishes?

Hennessy Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake was invented back in 1956 by Marge Gillicutty in Illinois. She was attempting to make a pineapple cake when all the pineapple sunk to the bottom. Oh was Marge pissed. Then it turned out everyone at the church social loved it. Boom! Pineapple Upside Down Cake was invented. I’m guessing.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart (That tastes like a Reese’s) and How convenience will kill us.

I like balance in life. Not my personal life in particular. My life is wacked beyond belief without a chance of ever recuperating. Kinda like it that way though. This tart has the perfect balance of chocolate and peanut butter and my oh so favorite thing. That ingredient that you can’t put your finger on it but if it wasn’t there the tart wouldn’t taste the same. I love it when that happens. That’s where the Jell-O Butterscotch Pudding Mix comes into play. That’s what gives this tart the flavor of a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. It does make me feel like I’m getting closer to Reese’s formula. Note to my readers: If I end up dead investigate Hershey’s or my coworkers. I’m actually being dead serious about this. At least I think it tastes like a Reese’s and taste is all perspective. For example, you think Starbucks is good coffee. We all know it’s shit but you’ve been conditioned to like it. You’re so unique! The unfortunate thing about Starbucks is you’re forced to …

Chocolate Tart Dough

Every baker should have their go-to, no fail, multiple use tart dough. Tart dough has multiple uses in the pastry kitchen. You’ll always want to have a tart dough recipe on hand. Trust me. I’m a professional.