What’s Next on my Plate:

Hawaiian Mahi Mahi rolls stuffed with mango and macadamia nut stuffing

Æbelskiver (Danish Filled Pancakes)

Chicken Canzanese with Polenta Cakes

Lillet Poached Pears with Thyme & Pepper

Triple Lemon Baked Doughnuts

Hasenpfeffer
(German Braised Rabbit Stew)

Pesto Goat Cheese Chicken Cordon Bleu

Walnut Swirl Danish (Nussschnecken)

Apr 8th, 2012 by Kat | Comments Off

Ingredients For the dough 4 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup sugar 1 package active dry yeast 1 1/2 cups milk 1 stick of butter, melted and cooled slightly For the filling 6 tablespoons butter, softened to room temperature 3 tablespoons sugar 250 grams Walnuts, roughly ground in a food processor 1 teaspoons [...]

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Honey Poppy Seed Swirls (Mohnschnecken)

Mar 10th, 2012 by Kat | Comments Off

Ingredients For the dough 4 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup sugar 1 package active dry yeast 1 1/2 cups milk 1 stick of butter, melted and cooled slightly For the filling 1 cup poppy seed 1/2 cup water or milk 1/2 cup honey 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 [...]

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Krapfen für Faschingsdienstag / Beignets for Fat Tuesday
Vanillekrapfen mit Himbeer und Vanillesahne
(Vanilla Beignets with Raspberries and Vanilla Pastry Cream)

Feb 21st, 2012 by Kat | Comments Off

Ingredients for the doughnuts/beignets/krapfen: 2 tablespoons active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water, 100-110F 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1/4 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons salt For the vanilla pastry cream [...]

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Krapfen für Faschingsdienstag / Beignets for Fat Tuesday
Schokokrafpen mit Mandelsahne
(Chocolate Beignets with Almond Cream)

Feb 21st, 2012 by Kat | Comments Off

Ingredients for the doughnuts/beignets/krapfen: 2 tablespoons active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water, 100-110F 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1/3 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons salt For the almond pastry cream 1 1/2 cups [...]

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Apfel Im Schlafrock mit Vanillesoße /
Apples in Pajamas with Vanilla Custard

Jan 17th, 2012 by Kat | Comments Off

Ingredients for the crust 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/3 cup chilled solid vegetable shortening, diced 6 tablespoons (or more) ice water for the filling 2 tart apples (granny smith or honey crisp are great), peeled [...]

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