Puff Pastry Danish

Puff Pastry Danish

Puff Pastry Danish

I haven’t played with puff pastry often but when I do I’m usually thrilled with the results.  It’s a magical sheet of pastry that does such amazing things!  These Danish looked so fun and delicious I had to try them out.  I was traveling and they’d be handy for a quick breakfast away from home.  I’d try to remember to take pictures of them fully loaded before devouring them! Continue reading

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Blueberry Bread Pudding

Blueberry Bread Pudding

Blueberry Bread Pudding

My Dad has been craving bread pudding.  I asked if he wanted blueberry or cinnamon and he said “yes”.  Heh  I didn’t have to search long to find a recipe that used both blueberries and cinnamon in a tasty bread pudding.  I’d make a big pan and freeze it in portions so Dad could just thaw a piece for future cravings.  I’ve made a pumpkin bread pudding but had never tackled blueberry. Continue reading

Curried Panzanella

Panzanella is s light, summery Tuscan salad made with day old bread and tomatoes.  Other ingredients enhance the dining experience based on your own tastes.  Usually the crusty bread is dipped in water before being added to the salad.  I found that coating the bread with a creamy curry dressing instead of water gave it flavors that were out of this world! Continue reading