Unbelievable Rolls

So as if the weather knew that yesterday was labor day; the unofficial end of the summer season; the atmospheric conditions here in my neck of the woods have turned decidedly fall like. I however am still convinced that we in Southern California will enjoy our annual indian summer 80+ degree heat into October despite […]

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

How to describe these???? slices of heaven, gastronomic bliss, or perhaps the best frigging breakfast in the world; yeah that sounds right. These are to die for, or should I say hop out of bed faster than a speeding bullet for. I baked 13 of these guys Saturday morning and while I tried my hardest […]

Monster Cookies!

Greetings all and welcome to a special Halloween edition of leggy cooks. As I’m sure you can see from the photo, my kitchen was infiltrated by the long claws of scary bear this morning.  He was climbing into the cupboards pulling out all kinds of ingredients and he would not leave until I baked his […]

Resurrection Brunch Fare: Pecan Sticky Buns

Today’s recipe for sticky buns may very well be the most decadent thing I have EVER made, and definitely not healthy in anyway. However, when I saw a photo of one on the cover of the March issue of Bon appetite I made a decision to temporarily forget my health conscious ways, and boy am […]

Challah 2 ways

Challah my Gentile and Jewish friends is the best bread on earth, please there’s no need to argue; I’ll win. Challah is wonderful because it can be made sweet or savory with equally exquisite results, and due to the egg yolks and butter is always rich and satisfying. One of my favorite incarnations of this […]