baking

Salted Honey Pear Crostata | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Salted Honey Pear Crostata


First off, let me tell you that you need this Salted Honey Pear Crostata in your life, without haste. Second? It’s pear season, beautiful, and I am psyched about it. Third, I was able to partner with CA Grown to bring you this delicious pear crostata in celebration of everything California has to offer. For more California pear information, check…

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Sourdough Bagels | DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth; Recipe from Emilie Raffa's book Artisan Sourdough Made Simple

Sourdough Bagels


As I write this post, my sourdough starter is sitting on the counter in the kitchen growing and getting bubbly so I can mix together the dough for these Sourdough Bagels to bake off in the morning. Heaven. This recipe comes from Emilie Raffa’s book Artisan Sourdough Made Simple (she calls them Sunday Morning Bagels in her book) and she…

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Everyday Banana Bread | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Everyday Banana Bread


Hi friends — I greet you this weekend with some comforting and easy-to-bake Everyday Banana Bread! I have had the strong desire this year to make recipes that are ‘everyday’ or ‘classics’. To me, this includes recipes that I hope will become your favorite go-to’s to make mid-week after work, during cozy weekend mornings and using everyday ingredients and techniques. I…

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Granny Pete's Chocolate Espresso Cake With Marshmallow Frosting | Recipe via DisplacedHoueswife Rebecca Firth

Granny Pete’s Chocolate Cake With Marshmallow Frosting


I am soo happy to finally share Granny Pete’s Chocolate Cake With Marshmallow Frosting!!! First, it’s an easy, fabulous, delicious, celebration cake that reminds me a bit of a classier Ding Dong (which I was mildly addicted to as a kid). But most importantly, because I created this cake in honor of my sweet grandmother, aka Granny Pete, who passed…

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Easy Cheesy Dinner Rolls | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Easy Cheesy Dinner Rolls


These Easy Cheesy Dinner Rolls with Blackberry Honey Butter are about to become your new favorite thing to bake! The rolls themselves are light, fluffy, make-ahead and effortless. Basically, the stuff of dreams. They’re also flexible… If you don’t want to use gruyere, you could sub in white cheddar, parmesan or any other combination thereof (you want the kind of…

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Chocolate Orange Meringues | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Chocolate Orange Meringue Cookies


Let me reintroduce you to one of the oldest recipes on the blog: these petite Chocolate Orange Meringue Cookies. These are crispy on the exterior and melt-in-your-mouth on the interior with just the perfect amount of chocolate to satisfy any cravings you might be plagued with at the moment. I also love the little hit of citrus you get from…

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Lemon Cake | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Fresh Lemon Cake


Consider this Fresh Lemon Cake a dazzling celebration of the humble lemon, that most-frequently used citrus that adorns our kitchen counters. I don’t know this for fact but I do on instinct. I put lemon in everything from warm water, to savory dishes that need brightening up to baked goods that need some sunshine. Yes, the humble lemon is a…

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Chocolate Coconut Bundt Cake

Chocolate Coconut Cake


Bust out your bundt pans people, we’re making our very best Chocolate Coconut Cake!! And before we get too far down the path in making this gem, let me diffuse any divisiveness between Almond Joy and Mounds lovers. First, I’m coming out as a Mounds lover. It was always my preferred Halloween candy growing up. But I’m also having an…

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Macarons | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth | heaps of tips + details

Mexican Hot Chocolate Macarons


I’ve been dreaming about these Mexican Hot Chocolate Macaron wonders for over a year now!! When I was writing The Cookie Book I became obsessed with learning all of the ins and outs of macarons — I wanted to make my version of the perfect macaron and share all of my favorite tips with you. The peppermint candy macarons are…

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Vegan GF Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

GF Vegan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies


I am BEYOND excited to bring you these GF Vegan Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. Not because I am gluten free or vegan but because they are a damnnnn delicious cookie. Last October I was in Erewhon and I was completely starving. I had been working all day, had nothing but coffee and it was about three in the afternoon. I…

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Cherry Jam Streusel Muffins


This past November I had the good fortune of joining the California Secretary of Agriculture, Karen Ross, some California Grown team members and a group of bloggers, writers, photographers and cookbook authors on a 2-day Agri-Tour around California’s Central Coast (also known as my neck of the woods). I created these really delicious Cherry Jam Streusel Muffins (with mostly ingredients…

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Holiday Cookie Box | Recipes via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth | recipes, + tips

Holiday Cookie Box!


For our final post for the 12 Days of Sweet Treats I put together a Holiday Cookie Box! Amisha did too, go see her’s here. Also scroll below for cookies, photos of the cookie box, cookie tips + links to all of the recipes! I realized as we were nearing the end of Sweet Treat fest that I was really…

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Peppermint Bark Bars | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Peppermint Bark Cookie Bars


In what should be my last day of 12 Days of Sweet Treats, I offer to the universe Peppermint Bark Cookie Bars. Picture your very favorite chocolate chip cookie dough without chocolate chips or chunks. Work with me here… We press 3/4s of the dough into an 8X10 baking dish and then cover it in chocolate peppermint ganache and then…

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Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

GIVEAWAY + Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie!


GIVEAWAY CLOSED!!! In case you didn’t get the memo, I love a big skillet cookie. Even better, a giant Chocolate Peppermint Olive Oil Skillet Cookie! I teamed up with California Olive Ranch to give away FIVE copies of The Cookie Book each with a bottle of their Mild & Buttery Olive Oil (which is ideal for baking!). To enter, simply…

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Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies


Coming in hot for the 12 Days of Sweet Treats are these Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies! Not everything needs to be peppermint and holiday spice this season, does it? This is the perfect example of such a treat. This is my favorite olive oil chocolate with some minor tweaks…I up’d the butter, never a bad thing. And then I pulled…

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