• Classic Cream Puffs

    On this week’s episode of “My Adventures with Pâte à Choux”,  I conquered an old childhood favorite. I have vivid memories of Friday night pizza dinners where my dad, who drove to New Jersey every day for work, would bring home pizza from the special pizza place with the triangle windows, and a box of cream puffs for dessert. While I was perusing the unofficial baking bible, Erin McDowell’s The Fearless Baker, I came across this recipe and the memories flooded back, and suddenly eating a dozen cream puffs single-handedly was all I could think about. These can be done in so many ways, changing the glaze on top and the filling…

  • TO START.

    First things first, time to introduce myself. My name is Deirdre, I’m 22 (almost 23) years old, and not even a year out of college yet. I work at a job in marketing but let’s be honest here, all I really care about is food. From my first box of Annie’s mac and cheese, to my first bread dough, all my cooking has been taught to me by me, my mom, and Ina Garten. Okay, and some other people too. As one of six children, I always cook for 8 even if it’s just me eating, and I never say no to late night brownies. I like to take recipes…