How to make a LAVENDER WAND

  Every year about this time I go into lavender wand production. I am obsessed.  Many of you have expressed an interest in learning how they are made. So, hopefully, this straightforward photo journal tutorial will help you get started. Typically, I cut the lavender early in the morning while it is still cool. It…

EASTER BREAD

Fun! Festive! Delicious! It just screams that Spring has sprung. Don’t be afraid of yeast!  This recipe includes eggs in the dough and can be done in your mixer.  It is the perfect bread for the beginning baker and was always in our basics bread class at Roosters.    

GRILLED DUCK BREAST

If you can grill a steak, you can grill a duck breast. But, all duck breasts are not created equal. I am a devotee of the Moulard magret. The Moulard duck is a cross between the Muscovy duck and the Pekin duck. Since it is the duck that is raised for foie gras, the breasts…