Olivia and Caroline’s RecipesMainStreetMag2021-08-31T13:46:36-04:00
BAKING WITH OLIVIA AND CAROLINE
Olivia and Caroline
We’d like to welcome our new bakers, the mother-daughter team of Olivia Valentine (who is also one of our awesome photographers) and her daughter Caroline Markonic. We’re so excited for them to take over this baking column from Jessie. Jessie will continue to contribute from time-to-time so don’t fret! But in the coming months Olivia and Caroline are going to share exciting recipes, while having lots of fun creating some mouth-watering desserts! We hope you enjoy.
We first made this recipe years ago when there was some sort of celebration in a Spanish class. My kids were always bringing something into school for some function or another and it was always brought upon me at the last minute to whip something up for them to share. We always had apples on hand as their grandparents had a fruit farm. Apples, cherries, peaches, pears, and grapes. It was such a treat to go into the orchard and pick from the tree or […]
Soft, sugar cookie base, creamy vanilla custard middle, and chocolate ganache topping! Who could resist these little bite sized delightful treats? These cookies seem like they require a lot of steps, but they really don’t. The cookies themselves come together in just minutes with minimal ingredients. The custard just takes patience, and the ganache is super simple and again just requires about three minutes of your time. The longest part of this entire process is waiting for everything to cool so you can assemble them.