Vanilla Bean

Homemade Marshmallows

December 24, 2011
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I always wondered how marshmallows were made – the puffy soft sugary goodness seemed like it would be elusively difficult to replicate in my own kitchen, so I always just bought whatever I could find at the local market whenever we wanted to make S’mores, or have a few in my hot cooca.  As my […]

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Vanilla Sugar

July 19, 2010

This post is dedicated to one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever made – not sure it even should count as cooking – but yet adds a fabulous extra vanilla dimension to my baking.  I love it for many reasons – first, it cuts down on waste.  When you use a vanilla bean, most recipes (such […]

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

May 30, 2010

Since I made my Vanilla Bean Ice Cream a few weeks ago, I had one lonely vanilla bean lying around in my kitchen, just waiting for a worthy recipe to come along – when I saw this cupcake recipe on Annie’s Eats that sounded fantastic and decided to give it a whirl!  Happily, I had a big […]

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