Very Berry Mini-Pies

Very Berry Mini Pies / The Wimpy Vegetarian

Two-bite mini pies loaded with blueberries, blackberries, and a dab of cream cheese. Streusel topping includes ground flax seed and cocoa nibs. I’ve forgotten how to relax. How to flop down on a beach with nothing better to do than feel the heat of the sand between my toes, half-listen to nearby chatter and squeals muted by the waves, and just let my mind wander aimlessly. After weeks of jam-packed days filled with long “to do” lists to ...

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Blueberry Buttermilk Corncake

High Altitude Baking- Blueberry Buttermilk Corncake - slider

Buttermilk corncake studded with blueberries and topped with streusel. Also, tips for baking at high altitude. Today marks the beginning of a new series I’m calling High Altitude Baking, which until I can think of something shorter and catchier, can be found under a new tab fittingly called High Altitude Baking. We spend, on average, a week every month in one of the little towns that dot the shores of Lake Tahoe, arguably one of the ...

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Spicy Blue Cheese and Apricot Sables

Spicy Blue Cheese and Apricot Sables: The Wimpy Vegetarian

A savory blue cheese cracker with hints of sweetness from morsels of dried apricots bits. I knew there were different kinds of dried apricots, but never really gave it a great deal of thought...until a box showed up on my doorstep. I've not written about a specific product here in the past, but will do so when I run across a product that I think is really heads and shoulders above the rest. The dried apricots from Enduring Sun ...

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Soft Orange Cinnamon Rolls

Glazed Cinnamon rolls

Decadent cinnamon rolls flavored with cardamom, orange, apricot, currants and chocolate. We need company, pronto; and LOTS of it! Otherwise, we're going to eat all these decadent cinnamon rolls ourselves... This month, I decided to hop on board the ABC (Avid Baker's Challenge) for some baking fun. This year the group is baking from Abby Dodge's book, The Weekend Baker, and each month we all bake the same recipe, make changes, ...

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