Almond Jam-Filled Muffins

It’s hard not to play around with a recipe just a bit.  I often make a jam-filled muffin, but I played around with the ingredients yesterday, using brown sugar instead of white, buttermilk instead of sour cream, and added a … Continue reading

Carrot Waffles with Mascarpone Cream and Roasted Pineapple

Werner was born and raised in Switzerland and lucky me, I had the privilege of living there for several years when we were first married.  I paid attention and soaked up all of the wonderful food tips I could gather, … Continue reading

Fig and Kumquat Scones

Figs and kumquats.. wow. I love them both and really, a kumquat is pretty much an orange on steroids with very little sweetness. They are loaded with vitamin C and Werner and I love to just pop them as they … Continue reading

Swiss Woods rendition of the famous Linzer Torte

From a small city that lies along the beautiful Danube River in Austria comes the Linzer Torte. Having spent a summer on the outskirts of this beautiful city, I can tell you the bakeries are downright amazing and every one … Continue reading