Earl Gray Tea Infused Cake with Honey Buttercream

Because I try and be all impressive and fancy with my baking, every once in a while, here is a classy cake with a light flavor of Earl Grey tea, iced with a sweet honey buttercream and drizzled with organic honey. This is a two layer cake split into four layers. It made for a…

Lavender Blueberry Bread Trifle: One Delicious Mistake

I am not a stranger to making mistakes or learning by failures. This has been something I’ve been especially used to from driving, to cooking, to relationships. So in true Cory fashion my recipe today is the result of a mistake. Late Saturday evening, this past weekend, I needed a good distraction so I decided…

Garlic Cheese Focaccia Bread

“This is some of my favorite things to do (slices garlic), these little, you could almost call them mindless tasks but, I actually think of them as mindful tasks. It is almost about getting to that point in your mind where this becomes pleasurable instead of drudgery. As a culture we’ve gotten so far away…

Grandpa’s Christmas Challah

Last Thanksgiving I decided to, once again, try and follow in my grandfather’s footsteps. After listening to a story from my grandmother, I was inspired to recreate a memory from her past. My late grandfather, Thomas McMahon, was a man of many great talents and attributes. He was a contractor, a Korean war veteran, an…