There’s a lot of things I’ve never made but have always wanted to try… here’s the list!

• Puff pastry (tried, wasn’t perfect. Going to try again.)
• Eclairs (tried twice… not good enough to cross off. In fact, bad. Dad still loves me though.)
• Croissants
• Truffles/Chocolate candy (Made Brigadeiros, but… eh… that doesn’t quite count)
• Danishes
• Baguettes
• Crepe Cake
• A charlotte
• Mochi
• Something with quince
• Chocolate roses
• Classic buttercream
• Opera cake
• A jelly roll (genoise)
• Cannoli
• Madeleines

• Tiramisu (Orange-Espresso Tiramisu)
• Panna Cotta (Black Pepper Panna Cotta & Red Wine Strawberries))
• Semifreddo (Ginger, Almond, and Cranberry Semifreddo)
• French Macarons (Cinnamon Cream Cheese Macarons)
• American Macaroons (Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons)
• Ladyfingers (Orange-Espresso Tiramisu)
• Marshmallows (Autumn S’mores with Pumpkin Spice Marshmallows)
• Whoopie pie (Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling)
• Ice cream cake/Baked alaska (Chocolate Mint Ice Cream Cake, Brown Butter Baked Alaska)
• Rugelach (Apricot Walnut Rugelach)
• Something with Rhubarb (Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp)
• Doughnuts (Yeast-Raised Doughnuts)
• Fondant (Georgetown Chocolate Cupcakes)
• Graham crackers (Autumn S’mores with Pumpkin Spice Marshmallows)
• Biscotti (Chocolate-Dipped, Almond-Orange Bisotti)
• Bagels (Basic bagels)


Things I’m meaning to buy or wish I had in my pantry.

• Madeleine pans
• (More) cute ramekins
• Ring molds
• Interesting dishes/silverware
• Quality candy thermometer (my $4 thermometer broke)


  • 1. Tami  |  June 29, 2013 at 3:10 am

    Great list! I baked a quince pie recently, it’s a popular dessert in my native Argentina. If you’d like I can send you the recipe!

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