Playing With My Food ~
A journal about food, thought, travel, and life; by Chef & Raconteur Chaz French.

Baked Sundays: Recipe: Banana Bar Bites

Banana Bar Bites

This weekend I was away visiting my friends in Mendocino, pics from that to come.   While i was staying with Sydnee & Ken I got to watch as Ken made this recipe.  It's strangely fascinating to watch someone else make something from my … [Continue reading]

Getaway

CaliCoast

Spring Break for the kids at school and the adults that work there too. I'm in a sacred place far from the likes of partying spring breakers and girls 'gone wild' a spot  in the 'Emerald Triangle' of California full of aging hippies, bikers, … [Continue reading]

Baked Sundays: Banana Bar Bites

Banana Bar Bites

I really have to apologize for going all 'Food Porn" on my Baked Sundays posts, but here we are with another experiment that is almost perfect, but I need to verify the recipe works one more time before sharing it. My goal today was simple, bake … [Continue reading]

Baked Sundays, a little early

Chocolate Cake Test 2 & 3

Hola!  So while I will be baking on Sunday, the site will be undergoing some background maintenance and I won't be able to post tomorrow's baking until Monday.  And yes, I said a little early up top because, I have for you test 2 and 3 of the … [Continue reading]

Misadventures in gluten-free baking

Raw, like you like it!

No, I am not going "Gluten-Free" or "GF" it ain't happening. But I have friends with gluten issues from confirmed celiac, to people who just feeling better without gluten, so I've decided to see what's involved in faking gluten.  So far what's … [Continue reading]