Chrysalis Vineyards: A Warm Winter (Puff Pastry Breakfast Braid with Eggs, Ham, Potatoes, Mushrooms, and Goat Cheese)

Andrea Meyers - Puff Pastry Breakfast Braid with Eggs, Ham, Potatoes, Mushrooms, and Goat Cheese

It was a warm winter. Each time there was snow in the forecast, I would get excited and get my camera gear ready to set out early in the morning to visit the farms, hoping to catch some snow on the ground, clinging to the trees and vines, and resting on the fences. Instead, it… 

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The Daring Bakers Make Strudel

Andrea Meyers - The Daring Bakers Apple Strudel

The May Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Linda of Make Life Sweeter! and Courtney of Coco Cooks. They chose Apple Strudel from the recipe book Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafés of Vienna, Budapest and Prague, by Rick Rodgers. I felt a lot of excitement for this challenge because I adore puff pastry… 

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The Daring Bakers Make Pierre Herme’s Chocolate Eclairs

Being a Daring Baker means stretching your skills and imagination while taking on new things, and practically every challenge we have tackled over the last year presented something new for me to try. This month I made choux pastry for the very first time, with many thanks to Meeta of What’s For Lunch Honey? and… 

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