Bake on Saturday, Dessert

Cinnamon Bun Cookies

Butter cookies swirled with cinnamon and a hint of orange--your favorite breakfast treat in cookie form! I'm very slowly packing up all my things, sorting what to mail home and what to drag about with me for the next six weeks.  What clothes to toss and what to donate.  What papers need to be kept… Continue reading Cinnamon Bun Cookies

Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Bulgarian Eggplant & Red Pepper Spread

My take on ljutenica, a classic Bulgarian spread made from roasted veggies and garlic! Since work finished on Monday for me, I literally have no where that I need to be for the next nine days.  It's weird.  No where.  In theory, I could run off and do whatever I wanted.  Unfortunately, the bad weather… Continue reading Bulgarian Eggplant & Red Pepper Spread

Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

100% Whole Wheat Flatbread and Other Things

100% whole wheat flatbread or pita pockets!  A delicious and chewy way to get your serving of whole grains. Before we get to this week's installment of Bake on Saturday, let's get a couple of things out of the way first.  To start, I wrote a piece for McGill University Library's journal of cookbook history… Continue reading 100% Whole Wheat Flatbread and Other Things

Bake on Saturday, Dessert

Baked Brownie Pudding

Rich and decadent chocolate brownie pudding from Ina Garten (aka The Barefoot Contessa).   Mid-May in Austria means the Eismänner arrive.  The Eismänner (literally, ice men) or Eisheilige (literally, ice saints) are a series of cold winds that come every year around this time bringing chilly temperatures, rain, and sometimes nighttime frosts.  They also make the weather rather temperamental, causing… Continue reading Baked Brownie Pudding