Nectarine Galette

I like nectarines better than peaches.  I like galettes better than pies.  Both are less work.  It’s too hot to work hard.  I hope you like it. 1 refrigerated pie crust 5 nectarines, in 1/4 inch peeled slices 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4…

Maple Scones

This is one of my daughter’s favorites.  When she is home, I alway get her some from a vendor at the local farmers market.   So grab some strawberries and a cup of Earl Grey.  I hope you like it. Scone: 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt…

East African Spiced Goat Neck

This was a gift and a request from Happy Family Ranch to work on a recipe.  I had never worked with goat before.  Fans of this blog know that lamb is one of my favorite things to cook. I found goat to be a little milder than lamb,  but it can handle a good amount…

Diner Patti Melt

This is a diner staple.  I have always found it best at 3 AM coming out of the bar.  Or at 11 AM when you skipped breakfast and don’t have any sales calls scheduled for the afternoon.  Either way it’s delicious.  I have updated it with an adobo mayo and sourdough.  I hope you like…

Heaven and Hell Cake with Fireball Buttercream

This is a very conflicted cake.   It’s like Mae West said: when I good, I’m good, but when I’m bad, I’m better.  It’s got angel food and devils food.  It’s sweet but then comes the spice.  If that wasn’t enough,  we have the fireball buttercream frosting.   So don’t choose a side, just enjoy.  I…