Author Archives: Dan

Orange Zest Cake

Mother’s Day cake from here except replace shortening with the same amount of butter.

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Avocado Cucumber rolls

Was in local supermarket and saw sticky rice, so decided to make these! Probably used too much rice and definitely too much avocado and cucumber, and didn’t pack tight enough, but still delicious!

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Chocolate Caramel Ganache

From CIA textbook, didn’t have time to make them into chocolates, so ate the ganache cold like fudge!

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Pizza a la Reed

Delicious entirely homemade pizza from my friend with his Cut Brooklyn. Homemade flatbread crust with homemade tomato basil sauce topped with mozarella, bazil, and prosciutto!

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Beet Risotto

Beet, soy bean risotto with goat cheese sprinkled on top. With a side salad of course!

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Cake with Cream Cheeses Frosting!

Hand made cream cheese frosting cake for one of my wife’s friends.

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Paella!

Delicious paella with tomatoes from the garden, snap peas and all of the usual seafood!

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Risotto and Scallops

This is based on what I read in a Quora comment on what food to make for a dinner date. Well it was a great idea because my wife told me this is the best dinner I’ve ever made for … Continue reading

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Maine Blueberry Pancakes

Pancakes made with Maine blueberries picked on Meddybemps lake!

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Hand Dipped Lemon Mint Chocolates

White chocolate, lemon, and mint dipped by hand in dark chocolate from the Chocolates & Confections book from the Culinary Institute of America.

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