Bett's Takes RSS

For the Love of Almonds

Legend says that almonds made their way to Portugal because of love...The love surrounding almonds in Portugal continues, evident in recipes for tarts, cakes, tortes, and other sweet confections. Part of my preparation for my upcoming tarts class at PCC has included reading a variety of Portuguese almond tart recipes, 

Continue reading

Virtual Baking Class: Sweet Rolls & Breads

Experience the spirit of the Great British Bake-Off without the pressure! We'll use challenges and recipes from the beloved television series to help spark your creativity, expand your knowledge of sweet rolls and breads, and craft your own signature recipe. Practice baking between classes. Learn more about the class and sign up here.  Two sessions of "Great British Baking Class: Sweet Rolls & Breads" will be offered through Portland Community College beginning in January. Registration opens for Winter Term at 5am on Wednesday, November 18. Sign up early because classes fill fast. Ready, set, bake!

Continue reading

Halloween Goodie Bags (1-5 Years)

If you're looking for creative ways to celebrate Halloween with your toddler or pre-schooler, fill up a spooky goody bag. In a snap, you and your little one(s) can soak in the holiday vibes (without a bunch of candy!).

Continue reading