“Fancy” can be simple. There’s no better proof of this than a Dutch Baby oven-baked pancake.
Please help me celebrate the one-year anniversary of my Greg Nelson Cooks blog! It’s been a delicious year full of lessons learned on writing, photographing, and most importantly, cooking.
Brunch, lunch or party finger food, puff pastry is your friend. Its rich, “1000” leaves of butter laminated dough make anything you encase within it shine. Like mushrooms in a béchamel sauce for example.
Soufflé-like in its lightness and texture, but not soufflé-ish at all in its technique or shelf life, this Savory Baked Ricotta is a show-stopper for brunch, lunch or dinner.
Because I like sweet and sticky carbs, and so I could get what I wanted, from about the age of 14, I was our family’s weekend breakfast maker. This was mostly pancakes and other sweet stuff like my self-invented “whack and bake” French toast.