Brown Butter Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese and Honey

The word “Ravigote” means, literally, “pick me up” and it is applied to minced tarragon, chervil, chives and parsley, the herbs being kept separate and served with salad on four little saucers. Ravigote butter, made by kneading butter with the four herbs and adding pepper, salt and lemon juice, spread between thin slices of bread, … Continue reading Brown Butter Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese and Honey

Homemade Kefir and Honey-Roasted Banana Kefir Smoothie

With the kitchen redesign moving gradually, I was experiencing considerable difficulties having the capacity to cook for a developed timeframe, particularly since cooking is one of my favored techniques for stress alleviation. In this way, this past Friday I said ‘to hellfire with it’ and made a cake in my half torn down kitchen. The … Continue reading Homemade Kefir and Honey-Roasted Banana Kefir Smoothie