• Spring at the Little French Bakery

    Watch for us at the Farmers Market in LaRue, Wisconsin The market starts May 10th, and will run every Thursday from 4-7 pm. Hope you'll stop by and say hello! We'll have croisssants, pain au chocolat, tarts, breads, and other seasonal surprises.
  • Join the Fun and Bake Along with Me.

    Pick up a copy of Baking With Julia or Around My French Table by Dorie Greendspan join me as I bake my way through with others all around the world.
  • Where is Susan teaching?

    May 9, 2012 Morning Sweets at Bekah Kates, Baraboo

My blog has moved– I hope you’ll follow me there!

Hi!   If you’re looking the the Chic Macaron post, please click on link. It’s so exciting!  I’ve moved to the big girl world of WordPress.org.   As the saying goes, “what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger!”.   I can’t thank my sister, Penny and husband, Gary enough  for putting up with my fits, tears, door slams … Continue reading

Heart and Sole- French Friday’s Almond Flounder Meuniere

Big red balloons, bright pink tulips, a robin’s nest full of peeping babies.  Simple beautiful things.  It’s Spring, and it’s a great time remember all the wonderful things about it.  Winter can feel really long here.   We had a sneak peek of Spring in March, but now, it’s real thing. This week’s French Friday with … Continue reading

Congrats to the Saveur Best of 2012 Blogs!

Here’s link to some of the greatest food blogs! The writing and photography is amazing. http://www.saveur.com/article/kitchen/2012-Best-Food-Blog-Awards-The-Winners?cmpid=tw

Hungarian Shortbread – Baking with Julia

This week’s recipe is really fun, and very good.  If you’d like to follow along with the recipe, this week’s hosts are Lynette of 1smallkitchen, and Cher of The Not So Exciting Adventures of a Dabbler.  They’ve got the recipe posted on each of their blogs. The main ingredients for the shortbread are butter, flour, sugar, eggs … Continue reading

Lamb Navarin Printanier – FFWD

This recipe wraps up  the April collection of French Fridays With Dorie’s recipes that some loved and some tolerated.   That’s ok, everyone has something they’re not crazy about.   Lamb Navarin Printanier is a lovely aromatic stew that is nice on a cool spring day, or a crisp autumn supper.  If you like Boeuf Bourguignon, this is for you.   But you’ll … Continue reading

Versatile Blogger Nomination!

What a nice surprise!  I was nominated by Maggie at Always Add More Butter for the Versatile Blogger Award.  She’s been nominated too, and it’s well-deserved. The nomination comes with a few requirements.  I need to give you a list of my personal favorite blogs.  Some are really famous, and some are little blogs like mine.   … Continue reading

Coconut Friands, Can’t We be Friends? – FFWD

It’s been a few weeks of recipes that have fans or foes.  Sardines, now coconut.  Sorry for the extremes.   For those who don’t like coconut, this may not be your recipe.  For those that do, you’ll want to read on!  This ones for you. This little tea cake is packed with coconut flavor.  The recipe was … Continue reading

Lemon Loaf Cake – Baking with Julia

This week’s recipe is from Baking with Julia, and is part of the blogging group Tuesdays with Dorie. As the old saying goes… “When at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again”!    Or how about,  “If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right”. So I did.  Again. My first attempt at the Lemon Cake didn’t … Continue reading

French Fridays with Dorie – Sardine Rillettes- Not scary, really!

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe is Sardine Rillette.  A wonderful quick, easy little appetizer spread. I personally like sardines. Growing up, my  mom doesn’t like steak. If our family was going to have steak she opened a can of sardines, spread some butter on bread, and carefully laid the sardines side by side on top of … Continue reading

Pizza Rustica – Baking with Julia

What a difference a week makes!  Last week, I was planning to make this recipe and serve it for dinner with salad.  Well, things have changed.  Our household has turned into a heart-healthy, diabetic diet zone.  Can you believe it?  Gary’s back from having a cardiac tune-up, and I’m joining him in solidarity.  Never fear,  … Continue reading

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