Carrot cake baked Alaska – Recipes from the Great British Baking Show

As you can tell, I’ve slowed way down on my Great British Baking Show recipes. Part of that is I’ve been busy with other things and part of it is the bakes are getting more complicated. I’ve been dreading making Baked Alaska, the show-stopper challenge from dessert week because from watching the show, it seems… Continue reading Carrot cake baked Alaska – Recipes from the Great British Baking Show

Creamy roasted red pepper and garlic fettuccine

A cooking theme for Saturdays is starting to emerge for me – try to make the most delicious lunch you can without going to the store. I did this when I made these roasted carrots¬†and I did it again when I made this pasta. I had 4 red peppers and some pasta lying around so… Continue reading Creamy roasted red pepper and garlic fettuccine

Roasted carrots in a honey-garlic glaze plus a kale salad

I had a very late start to my garden this year because we had just moved into our house and had a lot of other stuff going on and planting got pushed til the last minute. I also planted my carrots too thick, so I had a late harvest of small carrots. Despite being small,… Continue reading Roasted carrots in a honey-garlic glaze plus a kale salad

Tiramisu cake – Recipes from the Great British Baking Show

My apologies for the long hiatus. I hurt my back two months ago and it’s taken a very long time to heal and I haven’t felt like doing much of anything. I’m finally feeling better and in the mood to talk about food. I present to you the technical challenge from dessert week:¬†Tiramisu Cake. To… Continue reading Tiramisu cake – Recipes from the Great British Baking Show

Cherry balsamic thyme roast chicken and cherry arugula salad

Fresh cherries were on sale for $0.98/lb, which is a crazy good deal because cherries are normally expensive. So I decided I would make a cherry and thyme roast chicken and a cherry salad. For the chicken, I just adapted my go-to chicken recipe that I always make, which involves making an herb butter and… Continue reading Cherry balsamic thyme roast chicken and cherry arugula salad