Sugared-Almond Tart

This recipe is intriguing in that it only has a few ingredients and most of them are for the tart dough!  The filling for […]

No comments, Cindy Thomas, May 16, 2016

Apple Tart with Orange Flower Water

I loved this weeks recipe by Mimi Thorisson.  It captures the flavor of fresh autumn apples so well.  I used Honeycrisp apples since I […]

1 comment, Cindy Thomas, October 18, 2015

Bugnes de Lyon

This week Bugnes de Lyons was on the menu from Daniel Boulud’s cookbook.  I had never heard of these and was pleased to learn […]

No comments, Cindy Thomas, October 11, 2015

Chocolate Tart with Vanilla Mascarpone Cream and Salted-Caramel Sauce

  Mimi Thorisson describes this dessert as decadent and an opportunity to indulge.  I wholeheartedly agree! The recipe does have quite a few steps, […]

No comments, Cindy Thomas, September 21, 2015

Lemon-Thyme Sorbet

This recipe will brighten anyone’s day!  Just preparing the ingredients is an aromatherapy experience.  I made this sorbet recipe by Daniel Boulud on a […]

1 comment, Cindy Thomas, September 5, 2015

Coffee Cream Puffs

How could I resist making something that is both cream puff and coffee?  I can remember my Mom making cream puff and eclairs when […]

No comments, Cindy Thomas, August 24, 2015

Pistachio Sabayon with Strawberries and Meringues

  This dessert from Mimi Thorisson’s recipe is spectacular.  I love the combination of flavors and textures:  pistachio, strawberry, crunchy, creamy, light and decadent […]

4 comments, Cindy Thomas, August 17, 2015

Meet the Chef!

Welcome to my site! I'm Cindy. I'm a native Oregonian and have lived on the west coast most of my life. I have been interested in food and cooking since childhood. Food is something I'm passionate about! Whether it's growing a garden or scouting out the best new restaurant in town, I'm all in! It is my hope that this site will be a place to share all kinds of delicious goodness from my native northwest and beyond!

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